[Samba] server services line

Bob of Donelson Trophy bob at donelsontrophy.net
Thu Nov 3 17:06:00 UTC 2016

On 2016-11-03 10:58, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:

> On Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:43:45 -0500
> Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> Rowland, 
>> I have seen you state this before that "server services" line within a
>> smb.conf file is not necessary on a DC. 
>> I have to ask, and it may have been asked before but, I recently
>> install from source the v4.5.0 and during provisioning samba created
>> that "line" within the smb.conf file. 
>> I understand what and why your saying this but, if the line is not
>> needed then why does provisioning a ADDC create the line?
> Bob, I didn't say the line isn't required, I said that 'server services = s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl, 
> winbind, ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate' and 'server services = -dns' meant
> the same thing.
> If you provision with the internal dns server, you do not get a 'server
> services' line in smb.conf, but if you provision with Bind9, you get
> the first line above. 
> If you provision with the internal dns server and then change to Bind9,
> you can add either of the two lines above, either will turn off the
> internal dns server.
> Rowland

Thanks, Rowland. The information is changing and improving as we go. The
clear explanation helps. 

Again, thanks.


Bob Wooden of Donelson Trophy

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