creating new shares and restarting SMB

Joel Hammer Joel at
Wed Oct 31 14:20:06 GMT 2001

Samba rereads smb.conf every few minutes, so, if you are patient, the shares
might show up on their own.
Have you tried kill SIGHUP to make samba reread smb.conf?
On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 03:04:20PM -0600, Preston.Newton at wrote:
> 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?

More information about the samba mailing list