[Samba] 2 Domains on one server (browse.dat location) (3.0.9)
dbb at st-andrews.ac.uk
Thu Jan 27 16:53:10 GMT 2005
> Duncan Brannen wrote:
>> Appologies for double posting this. I managed to add it to the end
>> of an old thread instead of starting a new one,
>> anyone recommend a mail client that shows threads? :)
>> I'm trying to run 2 domains from the one server. I've got my 2
>> config files
>> and both servers run, bound to the correct interface if started
>> The problem I have occurs when I try to start both at once. nmdb
>> seems to be hardwired
>> to write to $SAMBA_ROOT/var/locks/browse.dat so each instance of
>> nmbd overwrites
>> the data of the other.
>> Have I missed an option to configure it to write elsewhere? ( log,
>> lock & pid dirs don't do it)
>> or, do I have to recompile samba with a new root?
>> Feature Request:: Is it possible to have an option to reset this
>> location if it doesn't exist?
>> Is there a good howto anywhere on 2 domains / one machine or a good
>> reason not to do it?
>> (Pref for Solaris)
>> We've got the same users in each domain, with the same ldap backend,
>> The problem
>> being solved is that of giving some users escalated permissions when
>> logged into their
>> own domain (Set group of machines ) but allowing them to log into the
>> "World usable"
>> domain (open access machines) with normal permissions. Joe Blogs
>> shouldn't be able to
>> login to the 2nd domain, & I've controlled access using the ldap
>> filter in smb.conf. (Good / Bad idea?)
>> Any comments from those who done this appreciated.
> Yes, you missed the parameter "lock directory" in smb.conf. browse.dat
> lays under the lock directory path.
> I have successfull installation of samba server with two domains, but
> it works only if locking directories are separated. And yes, you will
> need separate ldap records for same users in different domains
> (because of different SIDs).
I've set the lock directory (see above, tried lock, log and pid) but
this doesn't change the browse.dat location, just the pid /
filename.tdb location. Possibly the overwriting of browse.dat by the
two nmbd processes is a red herring and it should work.
I've set the SIDs' of the two domains to be the same so I only need one
set of user records. Which version are you using? I'm going to try
again with 3.0.11,
and compile them into distinct directories if it still fails.
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