Two client sessions running on w2k8 server in WTS (rdesktop) - MS Office locking issue

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Sep 15 16:28:46 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 02:57:51PM +0200, Jiri Sasek - Solaris Prague wrote:
> >With SMB1 (the recommended default) for Samba 3.6, one tree connect can
> >be shared
> >between multiple sessions.
> I would like to ask here...   I have expected the user
> authentication is preceding the tree-connect operation I can
> not imagine how can samba handle 2 sessions (authenticated on
> different users)  ...or my expectation is wrong?

Yep. With SMB1 you can get:

AUTH user1
AUTH user2

and then user2 can use the TCON id that user1 created.
This doesn't happen with SMB2, where the user/tree connect
are in a strict hierarchy.

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