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## Re: [rdiff-backup-users] backup to SMB drive

 From: Всеволод Витязев Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] backup to SMB drive Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 09:10:53 +0400

I tried this new pre-release version. Now it's perfectly backup my data on SMB drive.
Thanks!

2008/10/2 Andrew Ferguson
On Sep 18, 2008, at 3:51 AM, Всеволод Витязев wrote:
I use rdiff-backup on Win XP. I want to backup my files on my network (SMB) drive. When I try to do it I get this error:
pywintypes.error: (1314, 'SetFileSecurity', '\xca\xeb\xe8\xe5\xed\xf2 \xed\xe5 \xee\xe1\xeb\xe0\xe4\xe0\xe5\xf2 \xf2\xf0\xe5\xe1\xf3\xe5\xec\xfb\xec\xe8 \xef\xf0\xe0\xe2\xe0\xec\xe8.')

Is it impossible to backup on SMB share?

On Sep 23, 2008, at 7:49 AM, Richard Metzger wrote:
it looks I'm getting a very similar error when backing up from a local drive to a NAS (Linkstation Pro) connected via SMB at "s:\".

Tue Sep 23 13:37:50 2008  Exception '(5, 'SetFileSecurity', 'Zugriff verweigert')' raised of class '<class 'pywintypes.error'>':

Ok, so it looks to me like these problems with backing up from Windows to SMB are closely related to the problems which were discovered on Windows 2000. I've been able to recreate them in my test environment, and write some fixes which are now in CVS.

As I just mentioned in my Windows 2000 email, I have made a pre-release of the Windows version available: