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Old 06-18-2002, 08:13 AM   #1
chr15t0
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Beginner: restarting smbd to get new user athenticated


I have had a look at the samba discussions on this forum, but I can't find anything about restarting samba. I have a lot of people on a network using a linux machine as a print server. I have just added a new user to the machine and created a Samba account, but authentication is failing - (/var/log/smb says that the user isn't in the UNIX password database, even though she is clearly visible in /var/log/messages). Anyway, I would like to restart cleanly rather than doing killall smbd && smbd. Is this a standard thing to do after adding a new samba user?

many thanks,
Chris
 
Old 06-18-2002, 10:44 AM   #2
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you can type smbd stop then smbd start
you could also type restart smbd
 
Old 06-18-2002, 04:19 PM   #3
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well I restarted the demon process a few times, but still no joy.. Anyway, I'm gonna be away from the office for the next 5 days, so I'll have to put this one on hold for now !

thanks
Christo
 
  


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