[Samba] IIS Change Notifications

Gareth Evans agrath at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 18:33:59 MST 2011


Just wondering if these traces were okay and showed the problem, and if so,
if there's anything else I can provide.
Has been a few months since providing this information, so eager to get the
issues we're having resolved.
On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Gareth Evans <agrath at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hope the screen capture was helpful in showing the problem.
> I've figured out why I wasn't getting anything in wireshark (my VM was set
> up to nat share, not bridge to physical network) so after changing that,
> i've captured the wireshark, strace and smbd logs for a test run as per your
> instructions.
> I checked the wireshark file in the GUI and there's definitely smb traffic
> there this time.
> You can download the logs/traces here:
> http://agrath.mole.feralhosting.com/20100116.zip
> Gareth
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 3:46 AM, Volker Lendecke <
> Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 03:16:33PM +1300, Gareth Evans wrote:
>> > As per previous message, I thought it might be the size of the path or
>> > something, so I just set up another fresh 10.10 ubuntu, built 3.5.6 from
>> > source and tested with changenotify exe using a short path
>> > (\\smbtest\tmp<file://smbtest/tmp>
>> > )
>> > This is on a different win7 box to the one I was using last time, which
>> > eliminates any potentially strange configs on that machine.
>> > Also a fresh 10.10 so nothing odd could be there that could be breaking
>> this
>> > from my testing last time
>> > Just installed the box, aptitude update && aptitude upgrade, wget
>> source,
>> > ./configure, make, makeinstall
>> > Created nobody user, copied smb.conf, started the server up
>> Just tried with EXACTLY your smb.conf settings. Worked. Next
>> try: Can you please strace smbd?
>> Start a network trace according to
>> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Capture_Packets
>> The last network traces you sent unfortunately did not show
>> any relevant traffic, there must be something wrong with
>> your tcpdump. Please make sure that you see the right
>> traffic with wireshark before you send that again.
>> Connect to the share with an explorer window, so that you
>> get a service smbd. Look up the PID with smbstatus. Then
>> start another network trace. Please then do a
>> strace -ttT -p <smbd-pid> -o /tmp/smbd.strace
>> Then start your test program and do a modification of the
>> subdir from a command line program. Then stop the strace
>> with Ctrl-C, stop the network trace and send both.
>> With best regards,
>> Volker Lendecke
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