See smbstatus all the time

while (( $i != 0 )) { smbstatus; sleep 5; clear }
See smbstatus Output within a 5 second interval (for monitoring smb access)

2009-06-03 13:26:30

What Others Think

More portable (works with any bourne-compatible shell): while :; do smbstatus; sleep 5; clear; done
inof · 646 weeks and 4 days ago
Downvoted... Doesn't work on all shells (and you don't specify the one you're using) And why complicate things when it can be so easy? watch smbstatus
skinp · 646 weeks and 4 days ago
Hi man, You can use the watch to replace his command. root@zappa:~# watch -n5 -d smbstatus
ncaio · 646 weeks and 4 days ago
watch is nice because you can have it highlight the differences when things change as nciao has shown with the -d option.
bwoodacre · 646 weeks and 4 days ago
very nice .. tnks @dude !!
geekbr · 646 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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