[Samba] Share inaccessible intermittently and often - restarting smb cures for short time

Rich Webb rwebb at zylatech.com
Fri Apr 24 20:53:22 UTC 2020

If it weren't a Samba problem then why does it not happen in a previous 
version but does in the latest?  This is not normal and is not Windows 
doing it.

On April 24, 2020 3:42:36 PM Mark Rousell via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> 

> On 24/04/2020 17:56, Rich Webb via samba wrote:
>> I am still having the annoying issue with deleting thumbs.db files which I 
>> currently have on the other install as well.  I'm not sure why there is a 
>> locking issue with these files but every time I try to delete a folder I 
>> get an error about thumbs.db being in use and can't be deleted.
> This is a common problem and it isn't Samba-related as far as I know.
> You might be able to solve it on a per-folder basis by changing the view
> layout in Explorer. E.g. 'Large icons' to 'Details' or 'List', or vice
> versa.
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