[Samba] xls file locked for editing by unknown user
dgcoventry at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 03:01:19 MDT 2010
Hi Moray, thanks for the assistance!
On 29 June 2010 10:41, Moray Henderson (ICT) <Moray.Henderson at ict.om.org> wrote:
> Which version of Samba?
Samba version 3.2.5
> Does smbstatus(1) list the file as being locked? If so, it should give a pid you can examine. The fuser(1) and lsof(8) commands can track which process has a file open.
No. smbstatus returns "No locked files"
> If rebooting the server does not clear the lock, there's either a lock file
> or a cached lock record somewhere. Try /var/lib/samba/locking.tdb.
> Although it's binary, you can grep(1) it for the filename, or use
> tdbdump(8) to display the contents. According to
> locking.tdb is not required to persist across restarts. I wouldn't try deleting
> this when Samba is running; even with Samba shut down I would rename it
> rather than deleting it.
There is no file in /var/lib/samba/ called 'locking.tdb'
The only files in that directory bearing a date later than 14th Dec
2009 are these three:
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