Account can only be used to login one at a time

Wong Onn Chee ocwong at
Tue Oct 5 10:47:32 GMT 2004

Hi Andrew,

Just realised that Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit has this tool called 
Concurrent Connection Limiter (Cconnect).

Also there are commerical tools such as UserLock and ServerBoss, that 
provide such feature in Windows.

Do you know of any such tool for Samba?

Wong Onn Chee wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> You are right.
> I am sorry that, upon further verification, this feature is not in NT.
> However, I have users who requested for this feature though they have 
> mistaken that this is available in NT.
> Any chance that we can put this in future Samba releases?
>  From a security standpoint, this is actually a very useful feature.
> Furthermore, having this feature will also further enhance Samba's 
> advantages over Windows solutions.
> At least I can go around to tell my folks that Samba can do this which 
> Windows can't.
> Just my thoughts.
> :-)
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 19:51, Wong Onn Chee wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> NT has this feature where an user account can only be used to login 
>>> one at a time. In other words, when the account is used to login the 
>>> first time, this account cannot be used to login from another 
>>> terminal without  logging out from the first attempt.
>> I've never seen this feature in NT - can you describe how to activate
>> it?
>> The logon protocols are rather poor, and don't make implementing this
>> feature easy, so I'm surprised.
>> Andrew Bartlett

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