[Samba] UTMP duplicated entries

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Sep 22 22:30:57 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 16:38 -0300, Fabiano Caixeta Duarte wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Kaplan, Marc wrote:
> > Windows does allow duplicate sessions actually. If you net use *
> > \\hostname\share and then net use \\ipaddress\share for the same server
> > you will get two connections to the same server on your client (you can
> > even use different users). Is it possible that this is what some users
> > are doing?
> Yeah! Sorry! I am talking about login sessions. Does samba logs on utmp 
> all kind of sessions or just login sessions?

It logs file-share connections, as it doesn't really have the info for
client-side login sessions.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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