RFC: Shared Directory parameter for some tdb files

Michael Adam obnox at samba.org
Thu Jan 8 11:47:10 GMT 2009

Hi Steven,

Steven Danneman wrote:
> On an Isilon cluster we run separate instances of smbd/nmbd/winbindd on
> each node, while sharing information which needs to be globally
> coherent, such as SID<->[UG]ID mappings, via a single persistent tdb on
> the clustered file system.

Whithout knowing more about your clustered file system,
this seems to yell "Use ctdb!" (instead of putting tdbs onto
cluster storage).

Cheers - Michael

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