[Samba] Fw: Files left open

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Jul 31 16:11:37 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 11:59:00AM -0400, Jack Gostl wrote:
> I'm still stuggling with files left open. My app is a Dialogic application 
> on a Win2K box. The host is running AIX 5.1 ML2 and samba 3.0.23a. Whenever 
> my PC app speaks a prompt stored on the AIX box, the file stays open. 
> smbstatus, fuser and lsof all agree the file is open.
> All other apps that I've tried, Winzip, pkzip, vi, etc., behave properly.
> I just can't believe this is a samba issue, but the vendor, Dialogic, is 
> stonewalling on their side. They keep saying "It doesn't happen with local 
> files, so if it happens in a share, it isn't our problem."
> So I'm kind of stuck, and looking for advice.

Try turning off oplocks to see if that changes the behaviour.
Client redirectors tend to leave batch oplocked files open without telling
the application.


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