Samba Serving two domains/workgroups...

Greg Dickie greg at
Fri Feb 26 11:51:22 GMT 1999

I believe you need to actually run two different instances of nmbd to
accomplish what you are looking for... Of course I could be wrong.


On 25-Feb-99 John Burton wrote:
> Hi!
>   Hopefully someone can answer my question here...I have Samba 2.0.2
> running on a Linux box on a Class C network. The Linux box has two
> interfaces on that network (using IP Aliasing). Samba responds properly
> on both interfaces. I have it reading a different "included" config file
> depending upon which interface the request comes in on. Looking from the
> Windows I can "see" both "machines", but they are both in the same
> workgroup / domain. What I would *like* to do is have have one
> interface/name appear in one workgroup, and the other interface/name
> appear in the other workgroup/domain. I've tried the obvious of defining
> the workgroup name in the included config file, but it didn't work...
> Suggestions? Thoughts? Has anyone done this sort of thing before?
> John
> PS. I'd also like both interfaces to act as a logon server / PDC for its
> particular domain, with its own seperate smbpasswd file...
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