That troublemaker again (replace domain logons =, domain master=)

Simo Sorce idra at
Mon Nov 12 07:46:01 GMT 2001

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 07:16:43AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Simo Sorce wrote:
> > It is much more easier to understand the andrew's table than the
> > domain master/logons combination from an administrator point of view.
> > Sure black belts in smb.conf would find it easy, but having parameters
> > the clearly states what samba will be are more understandable. and yes
> > DMB is not so usefull but is here to provide you a way to use any
> > combination of the two parameters (to avoid loss in configurability).
> >
> > We discussed this with volker at CIFS too and I'm for this change,
> > much more clear IMHO.
> I disagree.  It is simply an alternative representation.  Why not
> simply have documentation which presents this chart?  Removing
> the "security" parameter will break all existing
> documentation, configuration files, and third party tools.
> Not to mention making sysadmins relearn how to configure Samba.
> For what?  A chart that may or may not be clearer to admins?
> The payoff is debateable and not big enough.
i do not want to have a flame, if it was for me I would have maintained all synoms and added this parameters without removing the others.
redundancy? yes.
i have no problems at all in having more than a name for an option,
but seem others just dislike it.

Simo Sorce       idra at
Samba Team

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