Bug 588 - DFS Fails with Deep Path
Summary: DFS Fails with Deep Path
Alias: None
Product: Samba 2.2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: File Services (show other bugs)
Version: 2.2.7
Hardware: All Linux
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address)
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-10-08 22:33 UTC by Michael B. Allen
Modified: 2005-11-14 09:28 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Michael B. Allen 2003-10-08 22:33:32 UTC
From Windows NT 4.0 sp6 selecting Start > Run and entering a path like 
\\miallen3\dfs\path\test\IE\IE3\EN\filelist.dat fails with a cryptic dialog. 
The dfs share is a DFS share that points to a directory with a 
subdirectory 'path' which has the link 'test -> msdfs:rsch-nyc-19b4\wefa\test'. 
If I back off to \\miallen3\dfs\path\test\IE\{IE3,IE3\EN\} both cases also 
fail. Backing off to \\miallen3\dfs\path\test\IE\ succeeds. I have a packet 
capture of this that I will submit to someone directly if requested. What it 
shows is that NT does not try to do any DFS-ness but goes strait for the Query 
Information Request which fails with STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_NOT_FOUND. So Samba 
only emits the STATUS_PATH_NOT_COVERED when I back off to \\miallen3
Comment 1 Michael B. Allen 2003-11-06 19:33:06 UTC
Confirmed on 2.2.8a.
Comment 2 Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address) 2004-02-17 08:56:09 UTC
Sorry, but the 2.2 is not under development any longer.
If you can reproduce this bug against the latest 3.0 release, 
please reopen this bug and change the version in the report.
Comment 3 Gerald (Jerry) Carter (dead mail address) 2005-11-14 09:28:58 UTC
database cleanup