[Samba] Oplocks & offline files & win 7 & excel

Martin Hochreiter linuxbox at wavenet.at
Mon Jun 27 12:01:12 MDT 2011

> Is your samba server a DC or a member server?
> Our server is a DC (Samba 3.5.8 on Solaris 10.)   If we enable offline 
> files on a Windows 7 laptop, cached credentials are broken and users 
> cannot login offline at all.      I think Windows XP is OK.  It looks 
> something changes with Windows Vista.    I don't know what is going 
> wrong, but I suspect there is the same underlying cause as your problem.

That server is a DC (Samba 3.5.9 on CentOS 5.5). We dont have the 
problem with offline logins with windows 7 while offline sync is on, the 
"only" problem we see is curiously with that win7 & samba 3.5.9 can't 
sync excel files ...


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