[Samba] Problems with folders named the same like the share
jra at samba.org
Tue Jul 1 23:22:47 MDT 2014
On Tue, Jul 01, 2014 at 10:43:16PM +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> I saw a behavior on shares, where "msdfs root = yes" is set and wanted
> to know if this is a bug or expected. The following I've done on a 4.1.9
> member server:
> * Create a share:
> path = /srv/samba/
> msdfs root = yes
> browseable = yes
> * Create a subfolder "demo" somewhere on the shared directory on Linux
> and make sure, that a group you are member off has write access to the
> * On Windows create a new file in that folder. -> Works
> * Try renaming the file. -> fails (access denied).
> * Rename the folder on Linux to something else that the sharename (e. g.
> * Try renaming the file again. -> Works
> Also I saw that it's not possible to create a folder "demo" (same name
> than the sharename) on the share from Windows or rename the folder.
> All the above is possible without any problems, if done on a share
> without "msdfs root = yes".
> Bug or expected?
Hmmm. Sounds like a bug to me. Can you log a bug
in the bugzilla so at least we can track it ?
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