syncing print drivers between two samba servers

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Wed Apr 11 00:06:26 GMT 2001

Rajeev Agrawala wrote:
> Hi,
> I have samba 2_2_alpha3 running on two machines. I want to install
> drivers on one machine and then I want to keep the other machine in sync
> with the first. Can I get away with doing the following
> 1. sync the print$ share
> 2. copy sambadir/var/locks/ntdrivers.tdb to the second samba server.
> Should I shutdown any/both samba servers, while I am doing this? I would
> really like to avoid, shutting down server, if I can. Would smbd read
> the new tdb file on it own?

Hmmm. Very interesting point. I think it should work, try
it and let the list know....

Don't forget to make sure the permissions on the print$ share
files are the same.


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