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Re: [vox-tech] Filename suffix dependent deletion problem with Samba
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Re: [vox-tech] Filename suffix dependent deletion problem with Samba



On Mar 20, 2011, at 3:58 AM, Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com> wrote:

> Quoting Peter Salzman (p@dirac.org):
> 
>> It appears that Samba refuses to delete files with certain types of
>> extensions, but I can't find any mention of suffix-dependent
>> permissions in Samba, so something else must be happening that *looks
>> like* suffix dependent permissions.
> 
> Just an idea based on attempting to Web-search your problem:
> 
> Try (temporarily) setting 'log level = 10' in smb.conf and restart the
> daemons.  Then, re-try the deletion operation.  Then, examine your
> logfiles to see what clues emerge about the root cause.
> 
> I stress 'temporarily' because log level 10 chews up disk space at an
> impressive clip.
> 
> (Disclaimer:  Haven't had occasion to admin Samba since 1999, so the above 
> is all I'm likely to usefully offer.)

Weird; google said log level 3 was the highest, but checking again I see references to 10.  I'll try it tonight. Thanks. Even level 3 was a tremendous amount of logging. Can't imagine what 10 will be...
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