[Samba] OSX 10.9.2, samba 4.1.6-Ubuntu vs Microsoft Office 2011 and Read-Only files

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon May 5 15:05:18 MDT 2014

On Sun, May 04, 2014 at 06:06:11PM -0500, Bob Tanner wrote:
> Upgraded from samba 3.6.20 on gentoo to samba 4.1.6 on Ubuntu Trusty.  Since the upgrade all attempts to open Microsoft Office files results in the file being opened Read-Only. Found multiple posts from multiple sites dealing with similar problems.
> http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/mac/forum/macoffice2011-macword/files-read-only-on-linux-samba-fileshare-how-do-i/b1e3779a-8213-4378-976a-921400418446
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/linux.samba/rELv_EUv0UU
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2011-January/160316.html
> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-networking-3/ms-office-files-open-in-read-only-mode-from-samba-share-881172/
> But none of the solutions or work-arounds fixed the problem.  
> Other files open fine. Just Microsoft Office files open Read-Only.

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