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Re: [Samba] HOWTO close session(s) to a specific share from samba server side?

From: Jeremy Allison <jra_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Aug 11 2010 - 17:15:46 GMT
To: David Roid <>

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 04:18:48PM +0800, David Roid wrote:
> Hello list,
> I noticed that connections from the same client to different shares have got
> the same pid on samba server, please refer to the out put below:
> # net status shares
> Service pid machine Connected at
> -------------------------------------------------------
> foo 1751 realone Thu Aug 12 07:38:49 2010
> bar 1751 realone Thu Aug 12 07:39:10 2010
> It seems there is no way to close session(s) to a specify share, without
> hurting other stuff:
> 1. "kill -9" obvious is not an option, it will kill everything of that pid.
> 2. "net rap session close <client>", it accepts an argument specifying the
> client name. In this case I still lose both sessions.
> What I need here is a way to close sessions, no matter where they are from,
> to a specific share; is there a fine grained command to do this?

smbcontrol close-share. Check the man page.

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