Bug 1640 - Smaba creates a hidden file .nfs572B that cannot be removed
Smaba creates a hidden file .nfs572B that cannot be removed
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: File Services
x86 Linux
: P3 normal
: none
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Reported: 2004-08-20 13:19 UTC by Bharanee Rathna
Modified: 2004-08-20 15:39 UTC (History)
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Description Bharanee Rathna 2004-08-20 13:20:00 UTC
When exporting a LUFS mount (usually a sshfs or ftpfs) through samba,
creating a new folder also creates a hidden file starting with .nfs
The hidden file cannot be removed until the samba share is disconnected
 and the LUFS mount remounted.

The problem does not arise when sharing ordinary folders or files, or when
manually creating folders from the console (or shell)
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2004-08-20 15:39:42 UTC
the kerbel is creating this file, not samba.  Not our bug.