[Samba] Problem accessing Samba shares simultaneously by multipleusers

Robert Pollard rpollard at drs4drs.com
Tue Jan 29 15:09:20 GMT 2008

One suggestion of the top of my head is Subversion.  I believe it supports 
file locking for simultaneous development.
What little I read about it a while back it would allow you to control the 
It's main purpose is version control which is needed as well if you have 
multiple developers.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pradipta Chakraborty" <pradipta.skynat at gmail.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:53 AM
Subject: [Samba] Problem accessing Samba shares simultaneously by 

> Hello All!
> I am using Samba Version 2.2.7a on a RedHat linux 9 box.Some .php files 
> are
> stored on the Samba server and Users are accessing these files from 
> windows
> system.They are using EditPlus to work on these .php files.Problem is that
> when more than one users are accessing the same file,they are unable to
> perform write operation on the file.E.g suppose user A has opened a file
> with RW priviledge,user A is working on that file.If at the same time User 
> B
> is opening the same file , the file appears to him as RO,he is unable to
> write/save the file.
> But our requirement is that multiple users will be accessing the same file
> at the same time & will perform read/write/save simultaneously.It should 
> not
> happened that if one user is perform write/save action on a file,other 
> users
> will be denied to perform write/save operation on the same file.How to do
> that?
> Please help me in this regard.IT is required immediately and it is very
> urgent for ur project.Please help me.
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