[Samba] Folders becoming locked on OS X client

Ashish Yadav gwalashish at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 03:46:51 MDT 2014


On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 4:09 AM, Robin <info at rbn.se> wrote:

> Scenario:
> You have a folder with the name 1 on a smb server, in that folder you have
> the folders 11 and 12 and some files.
> In folder 11 there is a file. If a user is logged in to the server and
> changes the name of a file in folder 11, then he tries to move folder 11
> into folder 12 … mac os x (reproduced in both 10.8 and 10.9) will tell him
> he has not permission and will ask for admin rights (which do not work,
> even if you would put it in)
> I have had this confirmed from several different users and different file
> servers. Now we just need to find out if this is a OS X bug och a Samba bug.
> What can I do to go forward with this?

Try this setting in your smb.conf and then restart the server and see that
problem still exists or not?

strict locking = no

> //Robin
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Ashishkumar S. Yadav

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