[Samba] Can I reconfigure Samba share without restart smb service?
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Wed May 12 08:23:30 GMT 2004
AFAIK, Samba will notice a change on its own as well.
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On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, ww m-pubsyssamba wrote:
> Everytime I add or remove some samba shares, I must restart smb service to take effect. Is there anyway to reconfig it without restart?
> >> Yes there is, you must "kill -HUP" your parent smbd process, either work out which pid it is from running ps -aef (-aux or whatever
> for your UNIX platform) or cat /sambainstalldir/var/locks/smbd.pid file which contains the PID, then "kill -HUP YourPID"
> For already established client connections they may not see the changes until they disconnect but for new connections your
> smb.conf/share changes will be visable,
> cheers Andy.
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