[Samba] Unknown User

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 14 21:39:44 UTC 2016

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 02:23:06PM -0400, Kyle Farmer via samba wrote:
> We have been having this issue for awhile now with excel.  When a user
> opens the file saves and closes the file.  Another user opens that file it
> is causing some lock issues.
> If user1 saves the files and then user2 opens the file it will tell any
> other person trying to get into that file that it's locked for editing by
> user1.  Oddly enough that person trying to get into these files 90% of the
> time is... user1 which confuses them tremendously.  Is there a way to set
> samba up so that it can state "another user"?  I know the old 2003 office
> did this and it worked great.  People waited and kept trying.

Version of Samba, version of office - comparitive traces from Samba
vs Windows please ? This kind of thing is difficult to track down
at the best of times. I don't think it's a generic bug as it would
have been widely reported before now.

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