Bug 433693 - Write only(dropbox) directories in shares do not allow access to when mounted using windows, Nautilus, or Mac OS X.
Write only(dropbox) directories in shares do not allow access to when mounted...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 497156
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Guenther Deschner
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Reported: 2008-02-20 16:33 EST by David Miller
Modified: 2010-04-26 10:40 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Description David Miller 2008-02-20 16:33:25 EST
Description of problem:
write only directories(other permissions set to write and execute only) do not
allow users to drag and drop items on them when mounted using a Windows client,
or mounted using nautilus under RHEL5, or mounted under a Mac OS X client.
Mounting the share using the mount.cifs in RHEL5.1 does allow for items to be
drag and dropped, using the mv or cp command, and also the touch command.

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How reproducible:

This is very easily reproducable.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup a samba share and at least one samba user account that can access the
2. inside the share create a directory called dropbox. Give it the following
permissions. chmod go=wx ./dropbox
3. Connect to the share using a windows2000,XP, or Vista client.

4. drag and drop a simple text file on the dropbox directory.
Actual results:

an Error dialog saying access denied

Expected results:

File is copied into the dropbox directory

Additional info:

RHEL5 with samba version 3.0.23c-2 did not have this problem.
Comment 3 Dmitri Pal 2010-04-26 10:40:21 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 497156 ***

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