Bug 1987 - cannot set nmbd/smbd log file name with -l
cannot set nmbd/smbd log file name with -l
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Config Files
3.0.7
x86 Linux
: P3 normal
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Reported: 2004-11-02 09:10 UTC by Joe Buehler
Modified: 2004-11-11 13:09 UTC (History)
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Description Joe Buehler 2004-11-02 09:11:00 UTC
I used to be able to use the -l option in
Samba 2.0/2.2 to set the output log file name
to include the machine name -- I log many machines
to a single AFS directory.

This doesn't appear to work in Samba 3.  It looks
like the -l option is now just a directory and
there is no way for me to include the machine name
in the name of the log file.
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2004-11-11 13:09:02 UTC
correct.  The current behavior is by default.  However, you 
can use smb.conf variables in the 'log file' directive in smb.conf.
e,g, log file = /var/log/samba/%L.log