The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 13599
can't rename file or directory on Windows Server 2016 share
Last modified: 2019-02-12 14:57:21 UTC
I reported an issue at gvfs (
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gvfs/issues/19) that finally was due to
The issue is about the fact I can't rename a file on a Windows Server
2016 share from nautilus.
I've successfully reproduced the issue using smbclient itself. Here are
smb: \xxx\yyy> rename text.txt toto.txt
NT_STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_NOT_FOUND renaming files
\server\share\xxx\yyy\text.txt -> \server\share\xxx\yyy\toto.txt
The problem was observed using Samba 4.8.4 (debian package :
Ondrej Holy from GVFS did not reproduced the issue, using Samba 4.9.
If you need more information, I can try to run it again with more
verbose or in debug.
I am having the same exact issue, with a very similar configuration.
I also did try using Smbd 4.9.4-Debian, same issue.
I have the exact same issue.
* Observed on CentOS server 7.6 and samba 4.7.1-9 from Ubuntu 18.10 with gvfs 1.38.0-2 .
* Tried on shares with and without dollar sign in the share name.
* Tried via nemo/thunar/libreoffice/smbclient/command line via /run/user/xxxx/gvfs
Who could be the correct dev that could have a look at it or lead us towards the right direction?