VirtualBox

Ticket #2521 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 4 weeks ago

Zone.Identifier:$Data appears on copy from XP local file to shared folder (ext3)

Reported by: Stephan.Ritscher Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.0.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

When I copy a file from a local NTFS filesystem to a shared folder with underlying ext3fs, sometimes additionally to the file a second file with the appendix ":Zone.Identifier:$Data" is created. The content is useless, something like

[ZoneTransfer] ZoneId=3

Change History

comment:1 in reply to: ↑ description Changed 7 years ago by rajado

Replying to Stephan.Ritscher:

When I copy a file from a local NTFS filesystem to a shared folder with underlying ext3fs, sometimes additionally to the file a second file with the appendix ":Zone.Identifier:$Data" is created. The content is useless, something like

[ZoneTransfer] ZoneId=3

I`ve found the same problem myself. but with ver VirtualBox 2.1.0 Sometimes it`not possible to copy the files back as windows complain that the file is too long

Host type: GNU/Linux (Ubuntu 8.10) Guest type: MS Windows XP SP2

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by fm

Same problem on openSUSE 11.1 with VirtualBox 2.12

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by fm

The problem was closed in ticket #1001 with a link to

 http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/zoneident.shtml

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by meiser

Even though I followed the advice in a forum thread ( http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4814&start=0&sid=4619e20fc3e88c9fcfc34fe225a91b49), the zone identifier files are still created.

Is it related to shared folders?

comment:5 Changed 4 weeks ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Description modified (diff)
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