[Samba] How to detect active users

Malte Forkel malte.forkel at berlin.de
Tue Jul 26 11:04:33 MDT 2011

Am 26.07.2011 18:42, schrieb Chris Weiss:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 3:06 AM, Malte Forkel <malte.forkel at berlin.de> wrote:
>> Currently, I'm not even sure Samba preserves the kind of state
>> information required to detect the usage scenario  I'm interested in. Is
>> there any concept of an "open file" in Windows/Samba, after all? May be
>> it depends on the application used to open the file?
> yes, it depends on the application.  If the app closes the file and
> leaves the share, samba honors that.  if the app keeps the file handle
> open, samba does too.

So an application (like SciTE) might open a file, read and display its
contents, and close the file while continuing to display it. And in
contrast, a different application might not close the file while it is
displaying its contents?

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