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Re: reloading samba configuration

joost witteveen <joost@rulcmc.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:

: Usually, though smbd only runs very shortly (look at top, it's PID
: changes frequently). So, usually just changing the the smb.conf
: file is enough. (I have often just added a new service to smb.conf,
: and new service will be available to other computers without me
: killing smbd/nmbd).

I agree. It has happened to me that when Windows 95 is showing the available
shares in a Samba server I can edit /etc/smb.conf to add a new share and if
I press F5 in the Windows Explorer the new share is shown (without 
killing anything).




Eloy A. Paris
Information Technology Department
Rockwell Automation de Venezuela
Telephone: +58-2-9432311 Fax: +58-2-9431645

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