Account can only be used to login one at a time
davec-b at rogers.com
Thu Oct 7 14:40:23 GMT 2004
David Collier-Brown fell into dyslexia and wrote:
> But they're mostly heuristics, not clear indications.
> To do a user sign-on limit at the server, the smbds
> for the same user would need to be "queried" to see
> if the user was still alive,and the sign-on rejected
> if there was an active (not dead, not broken and not
> timed-out) user on another smbd.
> There is already a mapping from username to smbd, so
> a query could be a signal or signal-like message to
> the smbds for that user to send an are-you-there
> to the client. A disconnected, dead or time-out
> client would resulting a SIGPIPE, that smbd would close
> down and the mapping would be gone.
> However, because PCs can and will time out, there could
> be a timed-out connection that the PC thinks is alive,
> and which it might try to reestablish. The algorithm
> I describe would only have the choice to allow two
> connections, or deny the reconnect!
> This might be A Bad Thing (;-))
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