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A quick question: will it cause any conflicts if several users, with different computers, access a Samba share with one and the same username/password combination?

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The answer is - maybe. By itself there's no problem with multiple access by multiple people with same username. I do it all the time. The only problem I can see is if they try to create/modify the same documents simultaneously. Obviously the programs they're going to use have to take that into account.

Hotei

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