[Samba] File update detection

Pacher Dragos remus.dragos at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 09:42:24 MST 2012

There are too many possible causes to tell with only these details.

I would try inotify on the samba box to determine what is the process
causing the change.

If its the samba process that is doing the change I would look at the
Windows box process list.
Procmon might help you


On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 6:08 PM, Dennis Verspuij - SpuyMore <
dennis at spuymore.nl> wrote:

> Hello,
> I run Samba 4.0.0-168.fc18.rc5.x86_64 on my Linux box. I use an editor on
> my Windows box to edit files on one of the Samba shares and that editor has
> a file update detection mechanism, polling every x seconds for changes to
> file modification timestamp. And around every 12 to 14 seconds it pops up
> the files have been changed while they aren't. Any idea what may cause this?
> Kind regards,
> Dennis Verspuij
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