Samba4 success as a peer-DC to Windows 2008 ... plus some questions.

Carlos Miguel Bustillo Rodriguez cbustillo at
Wed Jun 13 07:57:30 MDT 2012


>Just an update below. It seems smbd doesn't run when there is a pid file in
>/var/run/samba/ - removing this resulting in me browsing
>the samba shares. What is the right way of stopping and restarting samba


You can try with the attached script to start, restart and stop Samba4.
To active at start up you must:
1) Save the script in /etc/init.d/ (or directory for init script in your distro)
2) Set the correct permission:
     chmod 755 /etc/init.d/samba4
3) Enable at start up:
     cd /etc/init.d/
     update-rc.d samba4 defaults

To start, restart and stop:
/etc/init.d/samba start
 /etc/init.d/samba restart
/etc/init.d/samba stop

For debug samba4:
  samba -i -M single -d2
where -d2 is the level of debug, you can specify another number.

Make sure you put the bin and sbin directories from your new install in your $PATH

Regards, Carlos

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