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How to determine POSIX advisory file locks are working in simfs in the VM I'm using?

I'm looking for a command-line utility or some other way to test effectiveness of file locks, specifically POSIX advisory locks (which aren't only for POSIX, btw) in a Linux filesystem. Specifically, ...
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Prevent laptops from getting cached account lockout

I am looking for a way to stop account locks from getting cached on laptops. Here is an example for clarification: We had a user who was working remotely over VPN. While working remotely, he ...
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Blocking locks and performance

My main question is if high amounts of blocking locks degrade Oracle server performance. I understand that it can hurt users performance, but does it cause high load on Oracle itself?
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How to manually remove locks on files in Windows Server 2008 (64-Bit)

We have recently migrated over to a 64-Bit Windows Server 2008. Unfortunately, there are some poorly written apps that don't release the locks they retain on JPG files. The obvious solution here is ...
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File locks on an NFS?

My server uses NFS (Network File System), and I'm unable to use PHP's flock() -function. Is there a way to lock files on an NFS or is there a need to do so?
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AD account locks out when using Outlook 2007?

I/we have a problem with our Windows Server 2008 forest and Exchange. We are buying Exchange hosting from another firm and Exchange Server is in their Windows Server 2008 forest. So, we have two ...
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Do you use physical locks on your mobile (or even desktop) PCs?

It was recently brought to my attention that we don't use physical locks to prevent theft of our laptops. I hadn't really considered it before, since nearly everyone takes their laptops home at night, ...