[Samba] Samba server services

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Nov 30 18:36:45 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2016-11-29 at 10:53 -0500, Sonic via samba wrote:
> Are all of the Samba server services (apparently provided or
> initiated
> by the samba binary) documented (preferably concisely all in one
> place) as to what they do and in what use cases they are needed, not
> needed, and/or desirable?
> Samba server services I've manged to locate:
> smb, s3fs, rpc, nbt, wrepl, ldap, cldap, kdc, drepl, winbindd,
> ntp_signd, kcc, dnsupdate, dns
> As I haven't found a documented list yet I'm not sure the above is
> complete.
> Some of the services seem self explanatory but others like wrepl and
> drepl are difficult to find information on as a search brings up
> virtually every post that contains an smb.conf file.

Please don't try and pick-and-choose services from this line.  They all
do important things on the AD DC.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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