[Samba] Confusion berween file and direcory

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Thu May 26 09:50:36 MDT 2011

From: Felix <fb at ltec.ch>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 14:28:07 +0000 (UTC)

> I have some trouble with a samba 3.5.8 server when setting directory 
> attributes. On a windows XP I execute a small peace of code that calls 
> 'SetFileAttributes' for the directory 'test-dir' located on the samba 
> server. Using log level 10 I find this:


> [2011/05/26 15:27:02.145766, 10] smbd/open.c:170(fd_open)
>   fd_open: name test-dir, flags = 01 mode = 0764, fd = -1. Is a directory
> [2011/05/26 15:27:02.145779,  3] smbd/open.c:461(open_file)
>   Error opening file test-dir (NT_STATUS_FILE_IS_A_DIRECTORY) 
> (local_flags=1) (flags=1)
> As I said, 'test-dir' is a directory. If my understand of the log is 
> correct samba confuses a directory with a file? Why would this happen?

The patch attached at 
  Newly create files are always failed with NT_STATUS_FILE_IS_A_DIRECTORY 
maybe solve you problem??

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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