[Samba] File Locking and MS Access

Mark Ehle mehle at willard.lib.mi.us
Tue Dec 17 18:46:00 GMT 2002

Consider using MySQL on the Linux server and MyODBC on the clients. 
Using access databases in a shared environment can be a real nightmare.

Gary Haygood wrote:

> How do I allow two or more users access to the same File at the same 
> time.
> I've been using a Windows 98 server with a Microsoft Access 97 
> database.  Every user on the network can access the database at the 
> same time and read & write to it as long as they aren't using the same 
> record.  Linux and Samba won't let me do this.
> I'm using Linux 7.3 and Samba 2.2.7a

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