[Samba] Question on Load Balancing between password server

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 21 01:48:23 GMT 2004

On Monday 20 September 2004 18:54, Yimin Chen wrote:
> Hi,
> I saw the following documentation regarding how to specify multiple
> domain controllers for Samba member server to authenticate a user:
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> “password server = DOMPDC DOMBDC1 DOMBDC2
> These are the primary and backup domain controllers Samba will attempt
> to contact in order to authenticate users. Samba will try to contact
> each of these servers in order, so you may want to rearrange this list
> in order to spread out the authentication load among domain
> controllers.”
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> How can we rearrange the list while Samba server is already running? I
> suppose there must be a way to Samba server to pick up the changes
> without being restarted?
> Your suggestion is appreciated!

John H Terpstra
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