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Re: File Server access nightmare

Subject: Re: File Server access nightmare
From: "Geoffrey Clements"
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 17:01:36 -0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.os.linux

"Alan Secker" <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> Well, the log files didn't reveal anything suspect.
> testparm was happy.
> Restarting samba did not cause the same problems as rebooting.
> File permissions were an unlikely suspect as everyone but me had complete
> access. I checked my $HOME anyway.It was OK.
> Neither SELiniux or appArmor had been deployed
> smb.conf is at /etc/samba
> BUT, the server's clock was an hour out!

One hour - that seems suspicious. Some questions come to mind: Is the 
server's clock on UTC or localtime? What time zone is the server set to?

It's worth checking this or you might have the same problem again (in March 


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