[Samba] SAMBA AD DC Access Denied to Redirected Folders

Philippe LeCavalier support at plecavalier.com
Sat Mar 25 13:21:36 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 1:16 PM Philippe LeCavalier <support at plecavalier.com>

> Hi everyone,
> I'm re-posting this because my previous thread (see below) for whatever
> reason I cannot reply to. So I'm starting a new one in the hopes that I can
> respond to those who made suggestions and hopefully get to a solution.
> In a nutshell, I've got a SAMBA4 AD DC server running Debian 8 stable.
> It's setup for roaming profiles, home dirs and redirected folders.
> Randomly, when users login they get an error about the recycle bin folders
> on each of their redirected folders and are then denied access. The folders
> in question are:
> Desktop
> Documents
> Favorites
> Start Menu
> One response I got from Rowland is *exactly* what is happening.
> Furthermore the fix does work (and is what I had discovered as a workable
> fix as well). However, it only "sticks" for a few days and then it happens
> again. So I reapply the fix, have the user log out/in...wash, rinse and
> repeat.
> This is the MS fix Rowland suggested:
> http://www.ieple.com/blog/fixing-corrupted-recycle-bin-in-redirected-folders-server-2012-r2-essentials
> Another response suggested I disable the recycle bin on the desktop to see
> if that is the cause. In windows 10 however, I cannot find how to do that.
> If I right click on the recycle bin in the desktop it does list the various
> recycle bin and their properties but no function to disabled them is
> apparent. Also, I would be concerned with leaving that disabled if I
> figured out how to considering how much data the users leave on their
> desktops. HEnce the need for redirected folders. Perhaps it was jsut
> suggested for test purposes...
> Hopefully you guys can respond to this b/c I really need to address this.
> Worse case, please cc me directly.
> The original thread:
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2017-January/206138.html
> --
> Regards,
> Phil

I'm just reviving this because I was unable to reply due to access issues
with the mailing list. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

On a side note: thank you Bjorn and Rowland for your assistance in getting
things sorted to get me back on the list.

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