[Samba] Oplocks

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Wed Jun 4 16:15:52 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 08:09:24AM -0500, Brandon Lederer wrote:
> I have read that I need to turn oplocks off for QuickBooks.  I think I
> understand what Oplocks are.  I also believe I understand why I need to turn
> them off.  But in Windows, where is this option?  Are Oplocks always on in
> windows?  If this is the case, I reiterate why do I need to turn them off in
> Samba?

oplocks are usually on in both Windows and Samba. In Samba
you can turn them off per share or file or globally in the
smb.conf. In Windows you can only turn them off globally
in the registry.


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