Relocate 'MACHINE.SID' in 2.0 (PR#13079)

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Tue Jan 26 18:27:45 GMT 1999

tkevans at wrote:
> Nothing in the 2.0 docs/faq on this.
> We load samba via nfs-mounted /usr/local, with logs in /var on the local
> machine.  2.0 now wants to write the file MACHINE.SID in
> /usr/local/samba/
> private.
> Even if I give all my systems write permission to this NFS-mounted
> directory, all will try to write the same 'MACHINE.SID' file.  How can
> I specify that this file get written in /var/samba/private, for example?

Use ./configure --with-privatedir=/local_private_dir

should fix it.

Hope this helps,

	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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