[Samba] ShowMessage (second attempt)

A.J.Dawson A.J.Dawson at Bradford.ac.uk
Wed May 21 08:07:31 GMT 2003

I could also *really* do to use this feature now and again!


Dr. Andy Dawson
A.J.Dawson at Bradford.ac.uk

 Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.

On Tue, 20 May 2003, Nicholas Metsovon wrote:

> Surely someone out there knows how to notify their
> Windows users that access to their samba server is
> going to be terminated....
> Any help will be *greatly* appreciated.
> ------ Original Message -------
> I would like to shut down samba before I begin my
> backup routine.  Before I do this, I would like to
> send a message to the users who are logged in on their
> Windows machines, asking them to log out.  I would
> prefer this to be like a ShowMessage dialog box, if
> possible.
> Could anyone please tell me how I can do this?  A
> Redhat tech support specialist told me he thinks this
> is possible through samba or smb-client.
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