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

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 23:08:55 MST 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 5:42 AM, Achim Gottinger <achim at ag-web.biz> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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
> occure.
> 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?
> achim~
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Hi Achim,

You have an Oplock issue.

Try to follow this page

and adjust some oplock setting...

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