smbwebstatus 0.8 available for public consumption

Florian G. Pflug fgp at
Sat Feb 13 11:35:11 GMT 1999

On Sat, Feb 13, 1999 at 11:15:06AM +1100, Andy Bakun wrote:
> I've made my smbwebstatus program available via
> smbwebstatus is merger of smbstatus with HTML generation.  It's a nearly
> from the ground up rewrite of smbstatus to generate HTML pages showing the
> current state of your samba processes.  I wrote this because I found I was
> doing multiple grep pipe lines with smbstatus just to find out who had a
> file locked.
> This is a the first public release, version 0.8. smbwebstatus is fully
> functional, but it's still rough around the edges in some places.
> It is its own little web server similar to swat. It generates HTML Tables
> and uses frames, so a browser with those capabilities is necessary.
> I'm using it with Samba 2.0.0, but since it requires no changes to the rest
> of the source code, it should be compatible with 2.0.2 also. Please let me
> know otherwise.
> There are two frames. In the top frame, three different reports can be
> generated:
> - Sessions
> Shows the currently active sessions (the first listing output by smbstatus)
> Clicking on one of the cell contents will show sessions that match that
> item in the lower frame. For example, clicking on an entry in the Machine
> column will show all services that are open from that machine.
> - Resources
> If this is enabled, it shows all the shares and printers you have defined
> (no smbstatus equlivent)
> By default, will list all resources, but selecting "exclude idle services"
> will remove from the list all the services which currently have no
> connections.
> Clicking on a service name will display the sessions that match that
> service name in the lower frame.
> Clicking on lock count will display a (best guess) of the locked files
> which are in that share in the lower frame.
> - Locked Files
> Shows the locked files list, who has it open. (the last listing output by
> smbstatus).
> Clicking on the filename will show specific information about that locked
> file in the lower frame.
> All columns in all tables are sortable, in both ascending and descending
> order (the little arrow indicates which direction they are currently sorted
> in, of course).
> If you are on linux, there is a bonus.  The sessions screen will show
> process size.  More complete information, including installation
> instructions are available on the web page listed above.
> Andy.

Is SWAT also capable of displaying this info?
If not, this programm should be included into SWAT...

                                    Greetings, Florian Pflug

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