[Samba] Is it possible to send a message to samba client from samba vfs module?

Herb Lewis hlewis at panasas.com
Fri Aug 12 17:49:47 UTC 2016

Couldn't you do something like the "net send" command?

On 08/12/2016 10:44 AM, Jeremy Allison via samba wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 06:48:36AM +0000, UGlee via samba wrote:
>> For some reason, I want to write a VFS module to prevent user from deleting
>> certain folder or files. I want to do it in a user-friendly way. For
>> example, the client pops up a dialog, saying something on why he/she cannot
>> fulfill the operation. If not all client works, I hope at least the Windows
>> File Explorer will do.
>> Is it possible?
> Not really. There's no way for a server to asynchronously notify
> a client with specific text when an operation fails.

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