Dual personality samba server

Chris Stacey cstacey1 at email.mot.com
Fri Sep 4 17:07:17 GMT 1998

-----Original Message-----

>This, unfortunately, is not so easy.  It's come up on the group before (and
>I'd been banging my head against it for a while before that) that the
>string is sent as part of the advertising done by nmbd _before_ the service
>is called, such that the smb.conf.%L files aren't read.

I was thinking of changing the server string at advertising time so users
browsing the network neighbourhood would see different descriptions of each
WINS alias.

I agree that running two instances of samba is ugly.


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