This is very frustrating. I open a Windows SMB share like this:
After closing the window, my Mac kept folder/files open and I had to close the SMB session from the server.
How do I just close all open SMB sessions on my Mac?
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Closing the Finder window is not enough to stop the SMB session. You need to eject the SMB share in the same way you eject external drives or a CD/DVD, that is, select the SMB share icon on the desktop and press ⌘E.
Alternatively, you can right-click the SMB share icon and select Eject :
or, in a Finder window, press the eject button next to the server name: