Samba::Smbstatus - Read active Samba server data from smbstatus
Provides information about current connections to the local Samba server.
my $smbstats = Samba::Smbstatus->new;
my $services = $smbstats->services;
my $users = $smbstats->users;
my $locks = $smbstats->locks;
This module reads data from the local Samba server and returns information about the current users, connections, and resources those users are using.
This information is currently gathered from
Create the Samba::Smbstatus object. Can be called with parameters to configure the object.
Configuration parameters are:
Provide a path to the smbstatus binary to use to query the status of the running server. Defaults to searching the path for an smbstatus, which some may consider insecure.
Fetch the name of the smbstatus binary used to query the running Samba server. Returns the default value, or the value set at init time.
Returns information about what services are in use by what users.
Returns an array reference of hash references, each of which should have the following keys:
Name of the service being described by this entry. Usually a share name, but can also be printers, named pipes, or other Samba objects.
Process ID of the process serving the data. A client will be connected to the socket this process has open.
Name of the machine or service connected to this resource. Usually a host name, but sometimes a synthetic client name.
Time the client connected to this service.
Returns information about what users are connected to the server.
Name of the account used by this connection.
Name of the group used by this connection.
IP address this connection is from.
Returns information about what files are locked by the clients on this Samba server..
User ID used by this connection. (Not a user name - names can be correlated by pid from the users data.)
Read/write lock requested by this client. Symbolic names from Samba. Common values are:
See Using Samba, chapter 5 for more description of what those mean.
Numeric access code requested for this item. Displayed as a hexidecimal value.
Symbolic value describing how this file is being used by the client. Values are from Samba. Known values are:
Symbolic values from Samba representing the operational locking mode for this file.
Known values are:
Name of the shared path opened by the client. This is the path on the local system.
Name of the item being used by the system. It represents a file or directory on the local sysetm in the share location.
Time the lock was made by this client.
Louis Erickson, <laufeyjarson at laufeyjarson.com>
<laufeyjarson at laufeyjarson.com>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-samba-smbstatus at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Samba-Smbstatus. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.
bug-samba-smbstatus at rt.cpan.org
You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
You can also look for information at:
RT: CPAN's request tracker (report bugs here)
AnnoCPAN: Annotated CPAN documentation
Copyright 2014 Louis Erickson.
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To install Samba::Smbstatus, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.