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A Script to Tell Which Workstations are Using Samba Shares

Oct 04, 2007, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sergio Gonzalez Duran)

"A combination of Linux utilities can help you determine who on your network is using which of your shared filesystems at any given time, allowing you to ask those users to log off while you update the system.

"One of my clients has many multiple small Visual Basic 6 and Access-based applications running directly on Linux via Samba through network shares on Windows XP clients. Whenever he needs to update the application or database, he asks the users to log off the application so he can upload the new binary application or Access file to the server..."

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