[Samba] Questions for minimal AD DC, DNS setup and Posix use

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 1 04:13:06 MST 2013

On Fri, 2013-02-01 at 10:50 +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> Hi
> On 1 February 2013 04:18, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-02-01 at 07:45 +1100, Dewayne Geraghty wrote:
> [...]
> >> Andrew, I would like to avoid killing processes by not asking
> >> for them to start. :)
> >> Regards, Dewayne.
> >
> > Just start and stop 'samba' and ignore any other processes it may create
> > as children, no matter what they may be named now and in the future.
> > Currently those child processes are called 'samba' and 'smbd', but that
> > may change.
> Well, adding "server services = -s3fs, -winbind" and commenting out
> any share definitions seems to stop smbd from starting, but I have no
> idea whether or not that will break anything.


I know you are trying to address Dewayne's requirements, but please do
not suggest untested combinations of server services.  I say this
because users tend to try out these things without understanding them,
and only come back later to get us to come back and diagnose the

I will address Dewayne's specific requirements in another mail. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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