[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#803924: Bug#803924: -HUP needs to be sent more broadly

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 06:31:44 UTC 2017

2017-07-20 2:07 GMT+02:00 Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>:
> Thinking about this some more, in the multi-process architecture of the
> AD DC, the -HUP will need to go to every samba process - just making
> the master process reload won't do anything for the children, as far as
> I'm aware.
> That said, wildly sending SIGHUP with killall wouldn't be wise either.
> This is going to need code changes to do properly - adding the reopen-
> logs smbcontrol as I mention, and having the parent process be
> responsible for telling the children, or broadcast it, if that hasn't
> been rewritten out.

Is there an equivalent to "smbcontrol * reload-config" for the samba
(AD DC) daemon?

Note that under systemd, we can use:
systemctl kill --kill-who all --signal=SIGHUP samba



Mathieu Parent

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