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blog:whs_and_a_macintosh [2009/11/27 17:54] (current)
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 +====== WHS and a Macintosh ======
  
 +I was making a copy some WHS server folders so that I could take a small section of the filesystem with me on holiday (for reference). ​ However half way through the copy I got an error dialog informing me that the copy could not access the source disk.  WTF?
 +
 +Investing I found that some of the files and directories has been created on the WHS server using Samba from a Macintosh. ​ These had **trailing spaces in their file names**. ​ Win32 will not allow this via the UI however samba subverts this API.
 +
 +See cause 6:
 +  * http://​support.microsoft.com/?​kbid=320081
 +  * http://​www.mediasmartserver.net/​forums/​viewtopic.php?​p=10328
 +
 +The solution was to SMB mount this filesystem onto any old Linux box, or the original Mac, and rename the directories and files appropriately.
 +
 +<code bash>
 +mkdir /cheese
 +smbmount //​cheese/​Users /cheese
 +</​code>​
 +
 +{{tag>​WHS MacOSX}}