Q: Why are manual changes to configuration files (like SMB.CONF) not saved after a reboot?
A: Because XigmaNAS settings are managed from the WebGUI and all configuration information is stored in a single, monolithic configuration file that recreates each service configuration file upon service restart OR system reboot. That makes XigmaNAS different from FreeBSD and other *nix distributions. Manual changes to configuration files like SMB.CONF in XigmaNAS are NOT permanent under any installation/platform. The easiest/best way to ensure custom settings remain in effect after a service is restarted, or the system is booted, is to enter them in the “ Auxiliary Parameters ” box provided on most WebGUI services configuration pages.
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