Samba restart and LM15 and LM18.3

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stanley82
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Samba restart and LM15 and LM18.3

Post by stanley82 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:43 pm

I keep editing my /etc/samba/smb.conf file and doing
sudo service smbd start stop restart they seem run okay but changes to smb.conf are not activated.
sudo /etc/init.d/smbd start give the above result.
A reboot does the job okay.
I have two LM18.3 Cinnamon desktops and a LM15 Cinamon laptop and the same smb.conf file on all three,
On the laptop Nemo Network shows Windows Network and all three computers and I can dig into the shared files.
On the two desktops I only get the Windows Network and no sign of my three machines but but if I dig into my WORKGROUP I can see the two desktops. I have the gufw disabled on all three machines.
Any ideas Ian.

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Re: Samba restart and LM15 and LM18.3

Post by all41 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:24 pm

stanley82 wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:43 pm
I keep editing my /etc/samba/smb.conf file and doing
sudo service smbd start stop restart they seem run okay but changes to smb.conf are not activated.
sudo /etc/init.d/smbd start give the above result.
A reboot does the job okay.
Try this:
sudo service smbd restart
and then
sudo service nmbd restart

The samba.config changes should be effective.
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Re: Samba restart and LM15 and LM18.3

Post by stanley82 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:34 pm

I've not experimented with that one. There seems to be a number of ways on the web that may or may not do it on every Linux distribution. Samba and firewalls are not consistent. I'm experimenting with this info "viewtopic.php?f=157&t=185410#p960482" and it's looking quite good but not consistent between LM18.3 machines. More to follow on above link. Ian

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