samba configuration via rpc - beyond registry shares

Matthew Geddes musicalcarrion at
Tue Jan 2 17:20:31 GMT 2007

Chetan S wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was looking towards extending the work by Volker on registry shares
> (rpc) a bit further by allowing Samba configuration via rpc.
> It is perfectly possible to link the registry rpc api to samba
> internal calls to change the parameters.
> However there is a problem here - how / should the changes be written
> back to smb.conf. If not then how should the conflict be resolved ?

It makes sense (to me) to write it to smb.conf if you're going to write 
it somewhere. If you weren't confident about writing changes back to 
*the* smb.conf, you could always include a separate smb.conf containing 
your remotely modified share(s).


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