[Samba] Multiuser access to files in Samba

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 23 18:24:46 GMT 2003

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Terry Dexter wrote:

> A Client of mine is trying to use Samba/RH9 to support a file server
> configuration.  They want to provide concurrent, multi-user access to
> QuickBooks and Alpha5 databases from other XP/98 workstations.
> Currently only one (1) person at a time can access the Samba files.
> How do we configure Samba/RH9 to permit multiple users to simultaneously
> access these databases?

For information regarding locking mechanisms in MS Windows and how this
interacts with Samba suggest you read the Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf for
Samba-3.0.0RC4. You shouldcheck the chapter on File and Record Locking.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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