Re: Excel shared spreadsheets on samba file server
- Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2017 13:01:38 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Excel shared spreadsheets on samba file server
Dante F B Colò wrote:
> Hello everyone
> I 'm trying to find what it happens on my Samba AD servers especially
> with shared spreadsheets, my personal opinion this feature on Excel is
> crap and unreliable but many people use it, how does Samba currently
> behave with this ? Is someone experienced any problem with this ?
> Frequently happens changes made by other user are lost the spreadsheet
> opens as read only , the shares are all using vfs_acl_xattr module to
> mimic NTFS permissions, clients are all windows machines versions 7 and
> 10 , i upgraded samba 4.3.11 to 4.5.7 but both have the same behavior.
> Any ideas ?
Working as designed. When a user opens a file, it is locked for editing
by that user. No one else can modify it.
If you need true multi-user access, a database is probably a better
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