Dan Shoop wrote:
> At 5:49 PM +0100 2/21/07, Thomas Lenherr wrote:
>> My setup: Mac OS X Server (v10.4.8) with Open Directory, AFP and Windows
>> Services activated. Multiple clients running Mac OS X 10.4.8 and using
>> the directory of the server. All home directories lie on the server on
>> the share /Users.
>> The problem: A user owns a file in his home directory and has full
>> access to that file. He may read & write that file. Furthermore the
>> Information-dialog and an `ls -l` confirm that (when checked on the
>> client or the server).
>> After "some time" the user looses access to the file over AFP although
>> both the Information-dialog and an `ls -l` still show the same
>> privileges (again checked from the client and the server). This means
>> the file cannot be opened anymore over AFP (e.g. a copy operation from
>> the client results in an insufficient privileges).
>> Reboot of the client changes nothing. Trying an other client does not
>> work as well. Remounting of the share does nothing as well. The user can
>> still access the file over SMB (instead of AFP), or when he is directly
>> logged into the server (over ssh or sitting in front of the server using
>> the login screen).
>> Right now the only solution to allow access again is: copy the file to a
>> new one (using one of the described ways that works to access the file).
>> The following does not work: Renaming the file, resetting owner and / or
>> ACLs are activated on this volume (for later use) but currently used
>> nowhere (`ls -aloe` shows no special privileges or flags), furthermore
>> ACLs do not change non-deterministically, so loosing access to the file
>> without doing something would be weird.
>> The files are not used in parallel by multiple users (but I don't know
>> if it happens there as well).
>> Does anybody of you guys have an idea? I must resolve this problem
>> really quick :(
> This is normally caused by:
> - Filesystem corruption on the server. Did you fsk'd your filesystem
> before posting here?
Ok, I just made an `fsck_hfs -l` on the volume (as it is mounted) and
there were no errors reported.
> - Version mismatch between client and server. Are both the server and
> the client(s) running the same version of OS X?
The server runs 10.4.8, all the clients run 10.4.x and at least of the
clients where the problem occured runs 10.4.8...
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