[Samba] HOWTO close session(s) to a specific share from samba server side?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Aug 11 11:15:46 MDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 04:18:48PM +0800, David Roid wrote:
> Hello list,
> I noticed that connections from the same client to different shares have got
> the same pid on samba server, please refer to the out put below:
> # net status shares
> Service      pid     machine       Connected at
> -------------------------------------------------------
> foo     1751   realone    Thu Aug 12 07:38:49 2010
> bar     1751   realone    Thu Aug 12 07:39:10 2010
> It seems there is no way to close session(s) to a specify share, without
> hurting other stuff:
> 1. "kill -9" obvious is not an option, it will kill everything of that pid.
> 2. "net rap session close <client>", it accepts an argument specifying the
> client name. In this case I still lose both sessions.
> What I need here is a way to close sessions, no matter where they are from,
> to a specific share; is there a fine grained command to do this?

smbcontrol close-share. Check the man page.


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