[Samba] who's on

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Oct 12 07:27:01 GMT 2002

Dylan Jones wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Probably a dumb one too, but simply I cannot put my finger on what command
> to use in order to see who's locally logged on; let me be more accurate in
> my description:
> we run win98 PC all accessing shares on the linux boxes via samba. Several
> users & shares. When I use finger or who to see who's logged on I only get
> to see who's logged on directly through ssh or telnet, but can't see who's
> on through samba.
> If anyone could help then I'd be glad... of course.

While smbstatus is the 'quick' answer, the --with-utmp code (also needs
'utmp =yes' in smb.conf makes the actual 'finger' and 'w' programs work,
rather than scripted replacements.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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