Repost: Modified share permissions not getting to users unless log off done

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Mon Sep 11 09:11:49 GMT 2000

On Mon, 11 Sep 2000 13:03:13 +0000, you wrote:

>Step 1: Create a samba share
>Step 2: Access the share from a client machine
>Step 3: Modify samba share, e.g., change valid users list
>Step 4: Again access share from a client machine
>Result: changes in step 3 not recognized from client unless I log off from 
>client and re-log in.
I think this should be expected, since the smbd for the client was
started before the changes.
You can force a "re-connect" by using smbstatus to see the client pid's
and killing them.

giulioo at

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