[Samba] Unable to drag and drop files into share

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jul 9 16:32:22 UTC 2020

On 09/07/2020 17:07, Lorenzo Milesi via samba wrote:
> Single server with Samba 4.3.11.
> Since when we changed some shares with a richer permission set users are unable to drag and drop files into the share. They can create files, rename and delete them, but d'n'd isn't working. They never had problems in the past, it began recently. Unfortunately I cannot tell exactly what has been changed as it's administered internally and they won't recall.
> The same happened to me on another server with the same setup (and versions) but much simpler permissions.
> Share and samba config below. Access control is set on Windows to domain users, security tab has the relevant groups.
> Any idea what could be the problem?
> Thanks
> [global]
>          server services = s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl, winbindd, ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate
>          realm = domain.lan
>          ldap server require strong auth = no
>          netbios name = SERVER7
>          workgroup = DOMAIN
>          server role = active directory domain controller
>          log level = 5
>          idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes
>          log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
>          ea support = yes
> [UT]
> path = /shares/UT
> read only = No
That isn't a single server, it is an AD DC and it is using a very old 
Samba version, you really should upgrade.

Your problem is possibly being caused by SMBv1 being turned off on your 
Windows clients.


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