Questions about log files
Gerald W. Carter
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Fri Apr 3 14:04:04 GMT 1998
Andre Gerhard wrote:
> I have some questions regarding the log files that are generated by
> samba, when running with debug level equal or above 3:
> 1. In my linux samba server, there are 2 nmbd daemons running, why ?
This was added in the 1.9.18alpha series first to prevent blocking DNS
> 2. When the user connects to the PDC, one smbd process is spanned
> for this user, and the resulting smb log file is 'log.smb'. If
> other users connect, the smbd log file is the same ...
> Is it possible to generate separate log.smb files for each smbd
> daemon ?
log file = log.%U should do it for per user basis ( log file = log.%M
willget a per machine basis )
> 3. After some time, the NT workstation log file becomes 'old'
> (extension .old) and another log begins ... What is the condition
> that triggers this behavior ?
"max log size =" parameter in [global] section. This default to 5Mb
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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