[Samba] Upgrading Samba 3 to Samba 4 - Domain Controller unreachable

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Apr 2 20:05:06 UTC 2016

On 02/04/16 20:59, Sonic wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 2:34 PM, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
>> On debian there is a script called samba in /etc/init.d , it starts smbd &
>> nmbd *or* samba, if it doesn't find 'server role = active directory domain
>> controller' in smb.conf , it doesn't try to start the samba deamon.
> Odd that they do that when in the default mode (using systemd).
> Apparently makes for more backward compatibility. However, the
> systemctl start and stop commands still work for nmbd and smbd (of
> course, as running the samba init file calls systemctl).
> As I compiled Samba from source it was certainly easier to write the
> service files then attempting the complexity of the init files.

I compile Samba myself and I use init files, I would rather have them 
than the bloat systemd comes with. They are not complex if you 
understand bash and are a lot easier to understand than all that systemd 
comes with.

A rabid systemd hater


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