[Samba] Re: Win XP Logoff confusion

Alex Satrapa alex.satrapa at anu.edu.au
Tue Sep 21 03:24:55 GMT 2004

On 19 Sep 2004, at 07:09, Michael Lueck wrote:

> If domain, then you are authenticated with Samba until you log out.

And sometimes, just to be extra cheezy, Windows XP will remember all 
the shares that were mounted by previous users. So on a shared 
computer, by the end of the day you will see everyone's home 
directories "mapped", but with only your home directory being 

The only way to get Windows XP to release all connections with the PDC 
seems to be the three finger salute. smbstatus will show that the 
machine keeps the connectin open long after a user logs off.


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