[Samba] Win7 clients problem after upgrading samba file server to 4.12 on Arch

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 4 20:44:46 UTC 2020

On Mon, 2020-05-04 at 19:28 +0200, pavlos via samba wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a simple home network - no domain controller, no DNS, just
> DHCP on
> my router.
> I have simple samba file server built on Arch Linux, with single
> share
> exposed and couple of client computers, some ot them running Win7 x32
> (embedded, not-upgradeable), some others with different Win or Linux
> systems. All of the client are connecting to the share using the same
> user/pwd, set up previously on my Arch server.
> The configuration was running without any issues for couple of years
> and
> through all upgrades (rolling distro) until the last samba upgrade
> from
> 4.11.3 to 4.12.3.
> Now I have problems with my Win7 clients, and only with those
> clients: the
> message box "*The process cannot access the file because it is being
> used
> by another process.*" popping unexpectedly in very random situations.

Have a look at the smbstatus output when this happens.  This sounds
like deny modes, and those will be best seen there.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  https://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          

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