[Samba] Reconnect behaviour

Sudheer Kurichiyath skurichiyath at vmware.com
Thu Nov 6 10:16:19 GMT 2008

Thank you Volker. 

I have a follow up question? Is there any timeout associate with "reset on zero vc" option? What will happen if the first client does not reconnect and a second client issues a lock request. 

Thanks and Regards



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Volker Lendecke [mailto:Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 3:38 PM
> To: Sudheer Kurichiyath
> Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Reconnect behaviour
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 01:45:22AM -0800, Sudheer Kurichiyath wrote:
> > Does Samba server have a grace period that allows a client 
> to reopen 
> > its files and reacquire locks on them before the locks are given to 
> > other clients? If there is no grace period, is there a way for the 
> > client to avoid the lock ownerships files if the connection 
> goes away 
> > for a short period (say few seconds).
> Look at the option "reset on zero vc" in recent Samba versions.
> Volker

More information about the samba mailing list