[Samba] locking limit errors with Peachtree

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Fri Feb 18 20:29:39 GMT 2005

>> In the samba domain I admin, one of the computers runs the Peachtree 
>> accounting software. Today, McAfee antivirus was installed on that 
>> box (not my doing) and now Peachtree keeps giving "Locking table 
>> limit reached" errors. Is this an error from samba, Windows, or 
>> Peachtree? Is there a limit to the number of file locks samba can 
>> grant at one time?
> I'd be willing to bet that the error message is actually 'Lock Table 
> Full'.  This is a peachtree error.   I can't tell you what caused it 
> specifically, because we dropped peachtree, but it is definately 
> Peachtree.

Oh yeah, fyi, we also saw this error on the win2k3 file server that we 
moved the data to during migration, so it's more than likely in the data 
somehow.  The peachtree people were of little/no help figuring it out.  
They kept saying "we've never seen anyone actually get that error".

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Applied Engineering Inc.
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