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Posted on 2011-03-15
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Hi everyone,

I am having some problems with my sessions of my shared folders of my server.
I am running SBS 2003 and none of the sessions to my server terminate.

I have 0 open files, but still the sessions continues and when I login on my server I get the message that there are more sessions than CALs.
I can close the sessions, but this is manual and there has to be a reason why my server isn't closing them automaticaly.

Can a network share be the problem? I think that the client get their shares with an logon-script.

(I am just started with my internship so I don"t know much about the server, only that this is wrong..)

I hope you can help me!

Thanks in advance.
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Question by:Silencer001
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by:Old User
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When you are checking the sessions how many users are logged in? How many PCs are still on
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by:Silencer001
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When the error message is displayed it is in the morning, but I don't know weather or not the clients are still on. I have to check with my collegue..

But during the day when I close the sessions with 0 files open and some time idle, the session return after some time..
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by:Old User
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These are most likely PCs that are still on, users do not have to have open files to have an active session
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by:Silencer001
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Agreed because they don't have any open files.. But I thought that windows closes the connection after an idle-time of 15 minutes?!
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I used a script on the server to remove open sessions every hour which were not having any open files.
Set dResources = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
Set oConnection = GetObject("WinNT://DT_A2O_XW6200_1/LanmanServer")

Set cResources = oConnection.Resources
For Each oResource in cResources
    If Not dResources.Exists(LCase(oResource.User)) Then dResources.Add LCase(oResource.User), 1
Next
Set cResources = Nothing


Set cSessions = oConnection.Sessions
For Each oSession in cSessions
    If Not dResources.Exists(LCase(oSession.User)) Then _
        cSessions.Remove(oSession.Name)
Next
Set cSessions = Nothing

Set oConnection = Nothing
Set dResources = Nothing

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by:Silencer001
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Found solution myself
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