[Samba] Supplementary Group Changes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Mar 19 19:56:23 GMT 2004

On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 01:58:45PM -0600, Jon Delheimer wrote:
> Is there a signal that can be sent to the smbd process, or some other 
> method to tell smbd to reload the user's supplementary unix groups? We 
> do not use Windows Domains and all access to files is controlled using 
> Linux ACLs and supplementary groups defined using a web interface. 
> Currently, when a new posix group is created and given access to a 
> folder, the members of the group do not gain access unless their 
> associated smbd process is killed first. Although this works, it's a bit 
> disruptive.

This could be done by adding a message to smbcontrol to tell an smbd
to do this. Programming this is left as an excersise for the reader :-).


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