smbconf backends and Zookeeper ...

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Thu Dec 18 14:26:47 MST 2014

On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 7:23 AM, Volker Lendecke
<Volker.Lendecke at> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 09:37:00PM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> It strikes me that it would be useful to be able to get config
>> information directly from ZooKeeper in a similar manner to the
>> registry backend.
>> However, it would be useful if backends could be shared libraries so
>> that we do not have to modify Samba to add more backends.
>> Has anyone done a Zookeeper smbconf backend? If not, I will try to get
>> a start soon.
> What about doing a Zookeeper registry backend? Might even be
> a better fit, and gives you the smb.conf as well.

That's a good idea. I will look there first.

Richard Sharpe

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