lock directory / wins
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Sep 12 01:35:08 MDT 2012
On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 07:46 +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 12.09.2012 03:26, schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > There is a way to disable the nbt server, and enable nmbd, and it will
> > mostly work, but I'm trying hard to avoid having such a divergence of
> > different supported, official configurations (as I'll need to support
> > the result).
> I understand and respect it fully, that you don't want to support divergences.
> Then I'll tell the users later, that they have to abadon the next time on
> browsing through the network neighbourhood and have to call '\\servername'
> instead, to access unmounted shares. I just thought that maybe there's a way
> to get the browsing back by delegating this job to a s3 member server.
> Do you have an idea on my 'lock directory' problem, too?
> > 1.) I copy/pasted "lock directory = /usr/var/locks/" to my
> > new smb.conf after migration, what was not wanted. This was
> > the s3 lock directory. Now it is mixed up with the new
> > files. Can I just remove the "lock directory" parameter
> > from smb.conf?
> > Or are this just temporary databases that can get lost?
> > This are the files in /usr/var/locks/ that changed since
> > saturday morning (where I made the switch from s3):
> > secrets.tdb
> > smbXsrv_version_global.tdb
> > gencache_notrans.tdb
> > dbwrap_watchers.tdb
> > notify.tdb
> > notify_index.tdb
> > brlock.tdb
> > printer_list.tdb
> > messages.tdb
> > serverid.tdb
> > smbXsrv_session_global.tdb
> > sessionid.tdb
> > smbXsrv_tcon_global.tdb
> > connections.tdb
> > smbXsrv_open_global.tdb
> > locking.tdb
> Can I just remove the "lock directory" parameter, move the listed files to
> /usr/local/samba/var/lock/ (I think this is the default location for that,
> right) and restart the services?
There shouldn't be any harm to keep the lock and other databases that
your previous installation used.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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