[Samba] Running Samba twice

Eric Boehm boehm at nortelnetworks.com
Mon Jan 13 19:45:01 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 07:50:31PM +0100, Gerd-Christian Michalke wrote:
>>>>> "Marian" == Marian Mlcoch, Ing <mm at tsmp.sk> writes:
>>>>> "Tom" == <tom at sanguinarius.co.uk> writes:
>>>>> "Gerd" == Gerd-Christian Michalke <gmichalk at freegates.be> writes:

    Marian> You must set path to pid files in your confs diferent.See
    Marian> conf help to do.

    Tom> Thankyou very much.

    Tom> Still doesn't work tho.

    Tom> Now I get

    Tom> bind failed on port 139 socket_addr = Error = Address
    Tom> already in use.

    Tom> It sholdn'#t be trying to bind to

    Tom> Am I missing something?

    Gerd> Here some tips which might help you further :

    Gerd> - you must start twice the daemons, but under different
    Gerd> names (say, you'd make a copy of smbd and call them smbd1
    Gerd> and smbd2) - those copies should also use different smb.conf
    Gerd> files, in which you would define different interfaces and
    Gerd> bind interface only parameters - also define different pids
    Gerd> and different log directories in those two smb.conf - also,
    Gerd> you need two different IP adresses, which you may use IP
    Gerd> aliases

I posted detailed instructions on how to run multiple smbd/nmbd
daemons (almost a year ago). You might take a look at:


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