Cannot Run Executable File From Solaris Samba Share After Patching Upgrades Samba To Version 4.4.5 And Later (Doc ID 2284081.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Windows Client users that run executable files from Solaris Samba shares are not able to

Error received on the Windows Client

Drive:\filename.exe

Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the item

Samba logs may contain errors such as:

 

Changes

Installed Solaris Samba Patch 119757-38 (SPARC) 119758-38 (X86) or later or Solaris 11.3 SRU 14 or later.

This upgrades the Solaris Samba version from 3.6.25 to version 4.4.5 or greater.

Cause

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