Quickbooks Pro 6.0 file sharing with samba
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Tue Aug 8 12:14:11 GMT 2000
Casey Dinsmore wrote:
> If locking isnt turned off, then it will not work in multi-user mode,
> one person will be able to open up the datafile, and the rest will
> report that the datafile is not a valid quickbooks datafile or is
Then quickbooks is using a "private" locking scheme
that interacts badly with the standard Windows locks,
which Samba supplies.
You're probably going to have to look at packet dumps
and reverse-engineer it to find out what's gone wrong.
Is there a Quickbooks mailing list? Someone may have
seen this before...
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