[Samba] Strange saving Errors with Office 2007 since i upgradede from 4.1.3 to 4.1.4

Achim Gottinger achim at ag-web.biz
Wed Feb 19 14:42:57 MST 2014


Upgraded our debian wheezy servers last week from sernet 4.1.3 to 4.1.4. 
Since then i get some strange behaviour with Office 2007 for users with 
roaming profiles.
If an User opens an Word document via double click on an file in an 
network share (happens on samba 4.1.4 and as well on MS Server 
2003/2008/2008 R2) and tries to safe the file he gets an "this file can 
not be saved because it is opened in another session" message.
If the users opens the same file from withing Word it can be saved 
without issues.
If an file is located on the local disc the error also does not occure.
If an local profiles and user account is used the error does also not 
Other Office Versions (tested 2000 and 2010) are not affected.
There have been no windows or other software updates beside the samba 
ipgrade from 4.1.3 to 4.1.4. All our workstations with Office 2007 are 
affected, tried it with different user profiles. Same users have no 
problems with other office versions on other machines.

I grabed level3 logs of what is happening if i try to save an file 
opened from the explorer vs. opened from within office 2007.

Since there is an workaround for that issue i'll wait for 4.1.5 and see 
if the problem does still occure before i file an bug report. Just 
wondering if there have been any parameter default changes in 4.1.4?


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