[Samba] Not able to join domain

Josh Kelley joshkel at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 13:37:46 GMT 2006

On 4/6/06, Eric Hines <eehines at comcast.net> wrote:
> The start of this error message implies that you have not yet changed
> your security level to <user>.  Did you restart your Samba server
> after making that change?  You must after every change to the
> smb.conf file, because Samba reads that file only on startup.

This is incorrect.  Samba periodically reloads its config file (every
1-5 minutes - I've seen conflicting answers for how often exaclty),
and you can instruct it to immediately reload by sending it a HUP
signal or by using the smbcontrol command.

Josh Kelley

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