Bug 3435 - smbclient fails using "msdfs root = Yes" in homes section with special command line
smbclient fails using "msdfs root = Yes" in homes section with special comman...
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: smbclient
Other Linux
: P3 major
: none
Assigned To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-01-23 06:08 UTC by Eric PEYREMORTE
Modified: 2007-02-15 10:07 UTC (History)
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fix 'msdfs root = yes' in [homes] (478 bytes, patch)
2006-05-19 09:00 UTC, Gerald (Jerry) Carter
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Description Eric PEYREMORTE 2006-01-23 06:08:24 UTC
When i use smbclient without "msdfs root = Yes" in [homes] in smb.conf :

smbclient '//samba/homes' -c'dir' -U 'peyremor%*******' -W 'ADMINISTRATIF'

all is ok the directory listing appears

When i use smbclient with "msdfs root = Yes" in my [homes] declaration(in smb.conf) with the same command line as above, it fails with error :


ps : - There is no msdfs link in my home dir when this error appears, and it doesn't change when there is one.
     - when i create my msdfs link in my home it works with my windows 2000/XP clients.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2006-01-25 08:15:32 UTC
If you connect to //server/username, this is fine.
Comment 2 Eric PEYREMORTE 2006-01-25 09:04:22 UTC
The problem i have is with smbwebclient.php, you define the share you want to allow people to log on -> [homes]
Comment 3 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2006-05-19 09:00:16 UTC
Created attachment 1907 [details]
fix 'msdfs root = yes' in [homes]
Comment 4 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2006-05-19 09:00:30 UTC
fixed in 3.0.23
Comment 5 Eric PEYREMORTE 2006-11-14 02:25:05 UTC
I still have the same problem with 3.0.23c.(both client and server). Connecting on //server/login is ok but not on //server/homes when [homes] is a dfs root.
Comment 6 Eric PEYREMORTE 2007-02-07 05:14:35 UTC
Sorry to annoy you Jerry but i still have this boring dfs bug... MAybe you have a solution ?
Comment 7 Eric PEYREMORTE 2007-02-15 10:07:10 UTC
In fact i used the smbclient 3.0.24 with an old 3.0.22 server. I though the problem was due to the client. With 3.0.24 both server and client it is ok.