take on future events

Dan Kaminsky effugas at best.com
Mon Feb 1 09:26:03 GMT 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: Gerald Carter <cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-technical at samba.org>
Sent: Monday, February 01, 1999 1:11 AM
Subject: Re: take on future events

>Dan Kaminsky wrote:
>> Maybe we could use the same file, NFS mounted.
>> This would, of course, require that only one nmbd
>> would have or need write access at a given time.
>They way I understand WINS replication, it is more like a
>mutual update thing. Between different server. I didn't think
>it was like DNS primary and secondary servers.  Am I wrong
>on this?

I was operating under the assumption that we'd be replicating for stability,
not for load distribution.  In that case only one server would be updating
at a given time.

How stable is nmbd if the database file changes under its nose?

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