[Samba] Multiple Samba Instances: Is it possible to share *.tdb
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Mon Jun 16 17:10:26 GMT 2008
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Christian Brandes wrote:
> Hi again,
> in the official Howto Collection at Â§ "Binary Format" is mentioned that
> many different samba processes read and write on the same *.tdb files at
> the same time:
> So if there are different instances of samba on one machine, do they
> really need *.tdb files on their own?
> Or can they share one common set of files?
yes. I can't think of any case where each would need it's own
set of tdb files. but each will need it's own smb.conf obviously.
Winbind is the exception. You cannot currently run multiple
instances of winbind without some severe trickery and path hacking
in the source code I don't think.
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