[Samba] Problems sharing a MS Access 2000 DataBase

Richard Smart rsmart at netaccess.co.nz
Tue May 28 05:09:02 GMT 2002

You could try making all users of this Database members of the same 
Unix group and use the "force group"  option for the share. Ensure 
the *.ldb file has group rw access for this group.


Richard Smart

On 28 May 2002 at 14:08, David Vazquez Guzman wrote:

> Hello there, i have a little network in wich we use a MS Access 2000 
> DB,
> currently i´m sharing it on Win2000 and i want to to share it on 
> samba, but
> since Access DB´s create a *.ldb lock file within each opened session 
> of
> each user in the DB is kind of a log of the sessions, the same file 
> that
> must be accessed R/W by all the users in the net, so here is the 
> tricky
> part, i set up the samba sevice, and works like a charm, but when we 
> get to
> the *.ldb file is the problem since the user that opens the db first 
> is the
> one that creates the file and the rest of the user just write the file
> after, it is the problem cuase the can´t since the file has user 
> privileges,
> so i checked the docs at samba.org and the bes i found was the 
> oplocks so
> disable it but it still doesn´t work, so i spent the weekend 
> thinking and
> the best i could imagine was to set up a fat32 partition and share it 
> with
> the samba, i belive that is an option, what do you guy think is there 
> any
> way i could give a share no user privileges of this file at least ?
> thaks a lot.
>  David Vazquez Guzman
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