[Samba] Samba & AutoCad 2007

Patrik Dufresne ikus060 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 01:54:47 GMT 2009

Hi Jeremy,

Thanks for your help. Sorry, I forget to provide this information.

Here the version : samba 3.0.22-1ubuntu3.8

I'm running this service using a Ubuntu 8.04.2.

I hope it's help you.

Patrik Dufresne

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 07:54:03PM -0500, Patrik Dufresne wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm managing a Samba server for almost 4 year now and I've got some  
>> glitch with AutoCad & Samba, but I've found many solution to solved  
>> those problems. Last week, I receive many complains about some users  
>> that experience problem using AutoCad. In fact, it's not AutoCad but  
>> Advance Steel Metal 2009 (plugin for AutoCad). In this new version of  
>> Advance, there is a new feature called Model Sharing. This feature  
>> consist in a support of multiple user sharing the same file - concurrent  
>> modifications can be done by multiple user. I'm not really sure how it's  
>> implemented, I'm still in process to get access to some implementation  
>> details.
>> So far, our investigation point that Samba may be in cause. I think it's  
>> related to some flag not supported by Samba or implemented differently  
>> to the MsWindows.
>> This problem is a big issue for us and I want to do everything possible  
>> to fix this problem (what ever it's Samba related or AutoCad related.)
>> To proceed, I need some help from Samba team to debug the problem with me.
>> How can I have detailed logs showing the open flag ?
>> Is a tcpdump can be usefull ?
>> Is there any configuration to support shared mode ?
> Firstly we need to know exactly what version of Samba you're
> using. The latest released version is 3.3.1.
>> I have a look at this documentation, does Samba support every flags  ?
>> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa365430(VS.85).aspx
> This is a user API, not what happens over the network.
> The network API looks different to this. Yes, we support
> the full flags on the network calls.
> Jeremy

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