[Samba] Could not delete share entry

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Mar 31 10:21:04 UTC 2020

On 31/03/2020 10:57, Andrea Venturoli via samba wrote:
> On 2020-03-31 11:38, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> I wouldn't worry about those, they are just warnings that something 
>> is trying to delete something that it shouldn't or cannot. i.e 
>> something that has already been deleted or it doesn't have the 
>> permission to delete.
> Well, I guess so :)
> Any hint on what that "something" is?
> What is a "share entry"?
> I guess a client is not trying to delete some *file/directory* that 
> was already deleted? If so, I think this would be a symptom of a 
> deeper problem.
A 'share entry' is exactly that, a file or directory and whilst it is 
probably a bit of a problem, I do not think it is a Samba problem.
>> I 'think' this has come up before, but I cannot find it, but if I am 
>> remembering correctly, it was more of a client (MacOS ?) problem.
> Yes, MacOS (which is the kind of client that is giving me 99% of the 
> problems I see lately).
Ah, I did remember correctly, sorry but this needs to be fixed on your 
MacOS machines, Samba is just reporting their problem.


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