creating new shares and restarting SMB

Ariel Mella ariel at
Wed Oct 31 13:36:15 GMT 2001

i think you can try smbcontrol to pass parameters or config file to the smbd
and nmbd process already running in your system.
i only checked out this changed the debug level on the fly...

----- Original Message -----
From: <Preston.Newton at>
To: <samba at>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 6:04 PM
Subject: creating new shares and restarting SMB

> I have been creating new samba shares in the smb.conf file, but I have to
> restart smb everytime in order to see these new shares.  Is there a way to
> activate new shares without restarting or at least for samba to show the
> new shares without kicking people off their current sessions?
> Preston
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