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Re: can modify file on network drive, but cannot create files
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.
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 9:22 AM, Xianwen Chen <email@example.com> 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.
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Thomas Wolff <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
>>> Do I need to write some configuration files?
>> 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.
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