[Samba] full_audit logs way too much

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jun 15 20:04:01 UTC 2022

On Wed, Jun 15, 2022 at 10:00:20PM +0200, Kees van Vloten wrote:
>Op 15-06-2022 om 20:52 schreef Jeremy Allison:
>>They are only read when the VFS is fist connected to.
>>If you have an existing connection, 'smbcontrol all reload-config'
>>won't cause it to be dropped and re-loaded (for obvious
>>reasons :-).
>Hi Jeremy,
>With your explanation it is easy to understand why it works like it 
>does. But users cannot know or guess this behaviour, I suppose? At 
>least I would never have thought about it, also it feels inconsistent.
>If I understand you correctly it is not easy to change the code to 
>instruct the vfs to reload-config. Then it comes down to writing it in 
>the docs, but who ever reads those before running into the issue :-)

It may be inconsistent, but it's essentially impossible to
change, so I suggest to live with it :-).

There are other things in Samba that can't be changed with
'smbcontrol all reload-config' once they've been initialized
and there are live connections, so it's not too unexpected.

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