Multiple workgroups (was Dear Ol' Samba)

gcarter at gcarter at
Wed Oct 11 14:43:37 GMT 2000

David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Bruce wrote:
> > Does anyone know if it is possible to run multiple versions of the
> > smbd daemon (samba/smb) to support multiple Windoze WORKGROUPS from the
> > one machine?
>         It's barely possible, by running two separate sambas.
>         Another commentator tried it, and had the expected
>         severe but non-fatal difficulties(;-))

Ummm...Dave I used to run this all the time.  What 
were the difficulties?  Browsing is a little odd,
but all in all it was fine.  I even ran one smbd/nmbd
pair off of a virtual interface.

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