Fw: File locks when restarting smb

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Tue Apr 17 16:31:11 GMT 2001

A kill -HUP should make samba reload the smb.conf also.
So that also current connections should be updated.

On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 08:45:34AM -0700, andrew morgan wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Simon Allenby wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there a known problem with file locks when Samba restarts?
> Why are you restarting samba?  Did you know that you can add and remove
> shares from the smb.conf file, and samba will automatically process those
> those changes the next time a client connects?  You can also change any of
> the settings on a share and they will take effect the next time a client
> connects.  I don't know if this is true for global parameters as well.
> One caveat: changing settings does not affect current connections, only
> new ones.
> 	Andy

Simo Sorce
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