Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Oct 12 14:55:39 GMT 2006

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 06:25:09PM +0400, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> We had a task to cause a fileserver to work in two different domains 
> simultaneously. (Such a task was needed for gradual switching of clients 
> from the one domain to another, without global system's stopping etc.)
> Such a task requires two instances of Samba. One uses normal 
> config/lib/cache pathes, other uses an alternate.
> Samba has a good possibility to differ config file's path (-s option), 
> log file dir (-l), lock and pid directories ("lock directory", "pid 
> directory" in the config file). But one thing has remained unhandled -- 
> it is now hardcoded WINBINDD_SOCKET_DIR path.

Hardcoding that is deliberate. If you do a 

getent passwd <username>

which winbind should that command connect to? Winbind _is_
a global resource, the migration scenario you are describing
is correctly handled with Windows trust relationships.

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