[Samba] Multiple Samba's on same machine
gerdesj at whl.co.uk
Tue Apr 30 05:00:03 GMT 2002
I have tried hunting through docs/lists/Google but no joy. I am sure I saw something about running multiple Samba's on different ports but I want to use different interfaces all on port 139.
So: Can I run multiple s/nmbd's on the same machine?
I have nine main VLANs and somewher in the region of 30 odd worgroups (don't ask !) of which 10 are of interest. 3,500 odd PCs. I have a Linux box with all nine VLANs on it and I can easily add more IP addresses per VLAN using aliasing. It has 18 addresses at the moment.
The idea was to make this thing a browse master for all VLANs/workgroups. This should ease the amount of master browser elections etc etc we see and also effectivly give cross subnet browsing for all workgroups.
I think it *should* be possible. I am having a go anyway with two lots of everything. ie 2 smb.conf's and pid files etc etc.
If it is not possible, I would be gratefull if someone could point this out before I lose hair over it. A simple yes or no should do the trick.
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