SMB Keep-alive.

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Wed May 15 10:41:03 GMT 2002

"Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> I have not seen SMB Keep-Alive used except in a few odd instances in
> which it is used to trick Windows into behaving properly.
> Does anyone know if SMB Keep-Alive is actually used in practice?

	Samba optionally sends it to see if the client has crashed,
	and can clean up if so.

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