[K12OSN] two samba servers. . .same machine

Brian Chivers brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk
Wed Dec 14 09:09:36 UTC 2005

Couldn't you add \\servertwo as a `netbios alias` in your smb.conf file on \\serverone ? I have a 
couple of servers that are know by two different names and these names don't exist in DNS.

The copy the shares etc you need from \\servertwo to \\serverone.

Am I over simplifying this :-/


john wrote:
> Or look here for the official howto:
> http://www.linux-faqs.com//HOWTO/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/cfgsmarts.php
> john
> On 12/13/05, Robert Mortimer <rmortimer at bluechiptechnology.co.uk> wrote:
>>It is possible to run 2 SAMBA daemons on different NICs (even 1 ream NIC
>>and a virtual one.) It is however not easy.
>>Spend $400 buy a PC.
>>or use network logon to re-map the required shares
>>or in the longer term  look at Xen for multiple virtual machines
>>You can not have 2 netbios names for the same IP address
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com]On
>>>Behalf Of Doug Simpson
>>>Sent: 13 December 2005 15:11
>>>To: k12osn at redhat.com
>>>Subject: [K12OSN] two samba servers. . .same machine
>>>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.
>>>\\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
>>>computer as \\serverone is on.
>>>It possible?
>>>Doug Simpson
>>>Technology Specialist
>>>DeQueen Public Schools
>>>DeQueen, AR 71832
>>>simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
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