[Samba] SAMBA and Microsoft Access

Jim Wharton creole3 at bellsouth.net
Mon Apr 14 01:35:08 GMT 2003

That is an interesting possiblilty...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Freeman, Peter (ERHS)" <Freeman.Peter at saugov.sa.gov.au>
To: "Jim Wharton" <creole3 at bellsouth.net>; "richard"
<rcoates at bigpond.net.au>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2003 8:56 PM
Subject: RE: [Samba] SAMBA and Microsoft Access

> >In the case of Access2000 and 2002, you will probably see
> >problems with more
> >than one user accessing a database. I turn off all file locking on all
> >shares containing Access databases. Everytime you open an mdb
> >file, take a
> >look at the temprorary ldb file that pops up in the same
> >directory. This is
> >trying to lock out all other users. I have chased this issue
> >round and round
> >and this is the only solution I can come up with.
> The way we got around it here was to use the force user parameter, that
> way the .ldb file is created by the same user that is accessing the db,
> otherwise you'll run into hassles.
> (and switch off oplocks on the share as mentioned above)

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