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BackupPC - Got fatal error during xfer (NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED listing \\*)

I've been successfully backing up several machines on my network with BackupPC ( Version 3.2.1). After a recent update to Kubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (AMD-64-bit), I'm now getting a the error message from three of my Windows boxes (2000, XP, and 7). Googling the error message did not give me any clues to why the error all of a sudden started showing up.

I'm pretty sure there was an update to Samba moving from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 (to version 3.6.3).

In checking with other resources on the internet it would seem, that the problem stems from an update to samba that has some incompatibilities with BackupPC:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753531
or
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=653207

Hopefully there is a better fix than reverting sanmba versions back to 3.5.11-71, since I'm not sure what other issues that may cause on my ubuntu based system.

Here are a couple excerpts from the logs that show how it was working, but has now stopped. Su…