[Samba] samba user stays at the syatem !!!

John H Terpstra - Samba Team jht at samba.org
Tue Mar 3 15:18:23 GMT 2009

J. Bakshi wrote:
> Dear list,
> Here is a very strange problem !!!
> I am using  samba-3.0.25b-1.1.cc in clarkconnect server. No problem to
> use the samba shares at all. Authentication works with no hitch. But
> samba users stay at the system. I have just checked with "who" and found
> there are 250 samba users from 1st of Jan !!!!!
> I tried to fond out the pid by "who -a" and kill those but then it says
> "no such pid" even I tried *smbstatus* but kill says no such pid. I
> have really no clue what to do with this problem.  Day by day this
> system is flooded  with more and more samba users.
> Kindly suggest what to do. How can I kill those past samba users ?  How
> can I instruct samba no to have the continue with unlogged users ?
> Please show me the way.
> thanks

Clarkconnect have been briefed on this issue and are in the process of
releasing samba-3.0.28 updates.  Please update when this becomes available.

If this problem reoccurs please restart the samba service.  That should
clear the stale records.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
"If at first you don't succeed, don't go sky-diving!"

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