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Re: [Samba] Excel shared spreadsheets behavior




We try it all the time in my classroom. We can never get 2 simultaneous r/w
accesses on the same file. The second person always gets the notification
to open a copy, or receive notification when the file becomes available.

We are using windows server 2008. windows 7 clients. excel 2013.

I've never seen a reliable simultaneous access.

On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 2:15 PM, Dante F. B. Colò <dante.colo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Hi David
>
> Thanks you for reply, are you sure about this?  Windows and Samba SMB byte
> range locking feature doesn't allow this by locking regions of a single
> file ?
>
>
>
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> *From: *"David Bear" <dwbear75@xxxxxxxxx>
> *To: *"Dante F. B. Colò" <dante.colo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Cc: *"samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Sent: *Friday, April 7, 2017 1:59:56 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [Samba] Excel shared spreadsheets behavior
>
> Even on pure Windows file servers you cannot effectively have simultaneous
> read/write for multiple users. I may have had 2 simultaneous users work one
> time for a few minutes. But it is not stable. So not even a microsoft
> server can do it.
>
> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:58 AM, Dante F. B. Colò via samba <
> samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Hello everyone
>>
>> I trying 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.
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