[Samba] smb.conf sync

Sandbox sandboxheh at gmail.com
Tue May 28 04:45:55 MDT 2013

I solved the shared data problem with heartbeat+drbd combo so that should
not be a problem. TDB files data should be syncronized between my domain
members or am I wrong?

Regards, Robert

2013/5/27 Marc Muehlfeld <samba at marc-muehlfeld.de>

> Hello Robert,
> Am 27.05.2013 21:37, schrieb Sandbox:
>> Just a quick question.
>>>> Do I have to syncronise my smb.conf file between my servers?
>>> No. And it would be a bad idea. Each Samba server has it's own
>>> smb.conf, with it's own shares/paths/server name/etc. If you mix there
>>> something (e. g. twice the same DC name in your network), you maybe
>>> confuse everything in your network.
>> That was the reason why I thought about this, I sat up the DC, and
>> joined to the DC with my other Samba. But I asked myself if the "master"
>> server dies for any reason the member server how could provide the
>> shares if there is only basic smb.conf settings on the member server.
> It's not just done with syncing the smb.conf. If an other server should
> take over the job of the failed one, you also would need the whole share
> data on the second host, the servers tdb files, etc - what brings you to
> the clustering topic.
> Regards,
> Marc

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