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View who has a file open

Posted on 2006-03-29
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How do I find out which AD user has a particular file open on a Windows 2003 Server Shared Directory?
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Login to the computer which has shared file.

Click on Start, Run, compmgmt.msc OK
Go under Shared, Open Files You should see the listing of users who have opened a file.
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FYI, you can also access Computer Management Console from Administrative tools.

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Beautiful - simple and exactly what I needed, thankyou.

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