Samba log on limit

Andrew Esh Andrew_Esh at
Fri Oct 8 18:38:09 GMT 2004

Suggestion: Such a user test would better be done after the user has
been authenticated. Otherwise, you could sever someone's connection by
failing to log in as them. :)

On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 11:17, Neal Schilling wrote:
> If I'm not mistaking, the protocol specifications say "If a server 
> receives a transport establishment request from a client with which it 
> is already  conversing, the server may terminate all other transport 
> connections to that client.  This is  to recover from the situation 
> where the client was suddenly rebooted and was unable to  cleanly 
> terminate its resource sharing activities with the server." Although 
> this is referring to a computer, not a single user, it could be extended 
> to include this and still be within the designation of the protocol. 
> This would also be an indicator that someone else is using your account, 
> as your connection would be terminated.
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