[Samba] UTMP duplicated entries

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 26 20:52:51 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 12:10 -0300, Fabiano Caixeta Duarte wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >> 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
> But I still think that we have a problem.
> When a domain user logs on my domain, the workstation makes a connection 
> to the logon path / logon drive. As you said, this connection is logged on 
> utmp.
> When the user logs out, the connection to that share is closed. Shouldn't 
> it have been logged as well on utmp?

It depends if the windows client chose to close the session.  Sometimes,
for some reason, it doesn't do that correctly.  (And we must allow
multiple users on one connection for terminal server and 'run as'

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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