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    samba messages


    I’m looking into preventing samba messages from appearing in the system log (/var/log/messages).

    I added syslog = 0 to smb.conf and reloaded the config but messages are still appearing…

    Are you able to suggest or advise how to suppress logging to messages or reconfigure samba such that “nmbd” and “winbindd” messages are not logged in /var/log/messages.?

    Cheers, S

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    I noticed you also posted this on and got a reply on there:

    As stated there, modifying the syslog.conf to include:

    smbd.* /dev/null

    and restarting syslog (service syslog restart) should work fine

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