If the problem is really with the .DS_Store files then you could try the
procedure outlined here to turn them off.
I think the issue may lie elsewhere however. What version of Samba are you
using? Take a look at this thread on Apples site.
On 5/4/10 4:14 PM, "Steve Jensen" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've got a stand alone file server, and our Mac users all connect to it
> with the same username/password.
> However, when they try to create a new directory and rename it from
> "untitled folder" they get a permission denied error. On the file
> system level, the permissions are all proper (755).
> From my googling I understand that it may be an issue wiht the
> .DS_Store files that the Macs create.
> I've tried adding a line to my config to veto these
> veto files = /.DS_Store
> and restarted the samba service but the files are still being created.
> In addition to not being able to rename new directories, if they attempt
> to copy an existing directory w/ files in it from their machine to the
> samba server, the directory is made and one file gets copied over, and
> then they receive a permission denied error.
> Any ideas? Moving to separate username/password combos isn't really an
> option. I'm guessing this is an issue w/ samba and the macs together.
> Can OS X mount a share via ssh like I can from my Linux desktop?
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