2 virtual servers?

Henrik Ejderholm he at sectra.se
Mon Jan 18 08:38:23 GMT 1999

>Is it possible to run Samba (2.0.0beta5 or any other version) in 2
>completely independent identities on a single machine with 2 virtual
>ip interfaces? As I understand it you can not run 2 nmbd's, because
>broadcast packets are only delivered to one of the 2 udp sockets bound
>to If I use the 'netbios aliases', then nmbd reports both
>aliases under a single IP address.

Works fine if you use the "socket address" option, diffrent addresses for
each server. We're currently using such configuration in our HA-clusters.


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