[Samba] User connexions stats

Francis Galiegue fg at one2team.com
Fri Nov 9 15:23:10 GMT 2007

Le vendredi 09 novembre 2007, Emmanuel Lacour a écrit :
> Dear samba users/developpers,
> I would like to make stats on user desktop login/logout and I ask myself
> if it's possible to do this on the samba PDC. But it doesn't seems to be
> so easy.
> Maybe parsing logs or using smbstatus?
> Is there anyone who did something like this and who can share he's
> knowledge ;)
> Or maybe it's ... impossible to get accurate datas about this, I don't
> know exactly the smb protocol so I'm not sure that the connexion between
> client and server is maintained during the whole user session.
> Well, many doubts and not a lot of idea ... any hint would be welcome ;)

(c'est "connection" en anglais ;))

Unfortunately, no, there's no such thing as a logon/logoff sequence. You can 
scan for entries telling that someone has initiated a connection to the 
[profiles] as user <some user here>, that would be the most accurate you can 
guess. But you cannot tell when the person logs off AFAIK.

Francis Galiegue, One2team - fg at one2team.com
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