can modify file on network drive, but cannot create files

Xianwen Chen xianwen.chen@gmail.com
Wed May 11 07:23:00 GMT 2011


Hi Thomas,

Thanks a lot for your email!

The remote server runs Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise.

I have not exceeded the quota.

Cygwin cannot delete files on H in both root and sub directories.

Xianwen

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 9:22 AM, Xianwen Chen <xianwen.chen@umb.no> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
>
> Thanks a lot for your email!
>
> The remote server runs Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise.
>
> I have not exceeded the quota.
>
> Cygwin cannot delete files on H in both root and sub directories.
>
> Xianwen
>
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Thomas Wolff <towo@towo.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Cygwiners,
>>>
>>> I need a hint.
>>>
>>> The network drive (\server\) is mounted as H:\.
>>>
>>> Cygwin can access files on H drive; can modify/delete files on H
>>> drive; however, it cannot create files. The program says permission
>>> denied.
>>>
>>> Do I need to write some configuration files?
>>>
>>> Xianwen
>>
>> What kind of network file system is it?
>> Assuming a Unix-like permission system, it is quite surprising that you can
>> delete files but not create any.
>> Or maybe you can delete (and create) files in a subdirectory but not create
>> (and delete) in the root directory H:\?
>> Otherwise it might be due to some unusual ACL settings on the remote side,
>> or maybe you have exceeded your quota (amount of allowed capacity) on the
>> remote server? Ask the administrator.
>> ------
>> Thomas
>>
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