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Delete inhibit or rename inhibit cause Mac / AFP users to not be able to modify a network folder

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Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
Novell AFP


Delete Inhibit or Rename Inhibit set on an NSS volume path
Users are unable to modify contents of their home directory
Files under a path with the delete inhibit or rename inhibit flags set are unable to be modified


Known Issue that is currently under investigation.


1.  Remove the Delete Inhibit / Rename Inhibit from the folder

2. Delete the hidden files that finder creates in the directory that are all preceded with a leading period. 

3. Contact Novell Services to field test a file currently un-released that is currently in validation.


Reported to Engineering


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  • Document ID:7009354
  • Creation Date:14-SEP-11
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server

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