SMBSTATUS(1)SMBSTATUS(1)NAMEsmbstatus - report on current Samba connections
SYNOPSISsmbstatus [-P] [-b] [-d <debug level>] [-v] [-L] [-B] [-p] [-S]
[-s <configuration file>] [-u <username>]
This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.
smbstatus is a very simple program to list the current Samba connec‐
If samba has been compiled with the profiling option, print only
the contents of the profiling shared memory area.
gives brief output.
-V Prints the program version number.
-s <configuration file>
The file specified contains the configuration details required
by the server. The information in this file includes server-spe‐
cific information such as what printcap file to use, as well as
descriptions of all the services that the server is to provide.
See smb.conf for more information. The default configuration
file name is determined at compile time.
debuglevel is an integer from 0 to 10. The default value if this
parameter is not specified is zero.
The higher this value, the more detail will be logged to the log
files about the activities of the server. At level 0, only crit‐
ical errors and serious warnings will be logged. Level 1 is a
reasonable level for day-to-day running - it generates a small
amount of information about operations carried out.
Levels above 1 will generate considerable amounts of log data,
and should only be used when investigating a problem. Levels
above 3 are designed for use only by developers and generate
HUGE amounts of log data, most of which is extremely cryptic.
Note that specifying this parameter here will override the pa‐
rameter in the smb.conf file.
Base directory name for log/debug files. The extension ".prog‐
name" will be appended (e.g. log.smbclient, log.smbd, etc...).
The log file is never removed by the client.
gives verbose output.
causes smbstatus to only list locks.
causes smbstatus to include byte range locks.
print a list of smbd(8) processes and exit. Useful for script‐
causes smbstatus to only list shares.
Print a summary of command line options.
selects information relevant to username only.
This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.
SEE ALSOsmbd(8) and smb.conf(5).
The original Samba software and related utilities were created by An‐
drew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open
Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.
The original Samba man pages were written by Karl Auer. The man page
sources were converted to YODL format (another excellent piece of Open
Source software, available at ftp://ftp.icce.rug.nl/pub/unix/) and up‐
dated for the Samba 2.0 release by Jeremy Allison. The conversion to
DocBook for Samba 2.2 was done by Gerald Carter. The conversion to Doc‐
Book XML 4.2 for Samba 3.0 was done by Alexander Bokovoy.