Multiple servers from single /usr/local
todd at edge.cis.McMaster.CA
Thu Jan 21 04:22:17 GMT 1999
On Thu, 21 Jan 1999 samba at samba.org wrote:
> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 12:56:54 -0600
> From: "Kinter, Thomas M." <tmk at mayo.edu> (Tom Kinter)
> To: samba at samba.org
> Subject: Multiple servers from single /usr/local
> Message-ID: <199901201856.MAA14150 at us1.Mayo.EDU>
> Dear Samba Users,
> In the past, with Samba 1.9.18p10, I have handled running several Sun
> SPARC/Solaris server boxes that share the same /usr/local/samba filesystem.
> I did this by putting different configuration files in /usr/local/samba/lib.
> For example: smb.conf.host1, smb.conf.host2, etc.
> But, now with Samba-2.0.0, it didn't seem to work. My initial questions are:
> 1) There are now files nmbd.pid and smbd.pid in /usr/local/samba/var/locks
> Wouldn't this prevent me from "sharing" the common /usr/local/samba?
> 2) Is there another way I can do this besides setting up completely different
> /usr/local/samba/host1, /usr/local/samba/host2, etc. and compiling and
> installing separately (using the --prefix configure option) for each host?
the way i handle this is as follows:
- /usr/local/samba/var is a link to /var/samba
- /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf includes /usr/local/samba/lib/smb.conf.%h
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