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RE: [K12OSN] two samba servers. . .same machine




> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com]On
> Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: 13 December 2005 17:35
> To: Support list for opensource software in schools.
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] two samba servers. . .same machine
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 09:11, Doug Simpson wrote:
> > Is it possible to have two different samba servers runnin on the same 
> > physical computer?
> > 
> > I have a sever dying and need to maintain connectivity for the 
> computers 
> > that connect to it. It does not do autoentication, but it does 
> have it's 
> > own name and has some shares available that need to be online.
> > 
> > Example:
> > 
> > \\serverone does authentication and login scripts, most shares, etc
> > 
> > \\servertwo has shares that contain programs run by some users.
> > 
> > I need \\serverone to point at it's regular samba servername and 
> > \\servertwo to point to a second samba server running on the 
> same physical 
> > computer as \\serverone is on.
> > 
> > It possible?
> 
> It may depend on your windows clients.  XP and 2000 will connect to DNS
> names as well as netbios names and a samba server doesn't care what you
> call it - you can even connect by IP address.  If you have DNS set up
> for your local domain, add a DNS CNAME for servertwo pointing to the
> serverone name.  I think this will work for Win98SE and may have been
> a checkbox item in the DNS setup for earlier versions (resolve netbios
> names with dns).

I think I have tried this before and the connection was rejected. I suspect
that the name is part of the handshake and if the name given by the server
is not the name expected by the client the handshake stops.

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