[Samba] updating smb.conf during Samba is working

Harry Rüter harry_rueter at gmx.de
Fri Sep 20 11:10:01 GMT 2002


as far as i know, there's no other solution than
restarting the server.

Can't believe changing smb.conf has any effect on
already running servers, maybe on new child-processes ...

If it's critical, you have to do the changes, when there's no
user/client connected ..

Greets Harry 

> Hi
> I have the following problem.
> I like to make changes in the smb.conf during the samba server is still
> working.
> And it should take affect this updates without restarting the server.
> Sometimes it works, sometimes after long waiting, sometimes it does not
> take affect.
> Is there some options to set, or do you know another solution ?
> Thank you
> Greetings
> Markus Rölle

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