[Samba] Samba 4 & Thunderbird Mail Client

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Aug 1 14:51:28 UTC 2019

On 01/08/2019 15:27, Marco Shmerykowsky PE via samba wrote:
> I'm running Samba 4 and I've created a share on a
> member server to hold the message files for the
> Thunderbird email client.
> Over time I seem to get corruption of the message
> files to the point where the folder file needs
> to be reconstructed outside of Thunderbird.
> In other cases, the file corruption in combination
> with folder compaction results in deletion of
> the messages in the folder.
> This doesn't appear to happen if the message file
> are stored locally.  I'm starting to suspect something
> with how Thunderbird and Samba are interacting with
> respect to handling the files.
> Any ideas?
No, mainly through lack of information.

I know you are using Samba, but what version ? On what OS ? What is in 
your smb.conf ?

How are you connecting Thunderbird to Samba ?


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