Samba 2.2.5 on AIX in a W2K environment

Juergen Hasch Hasch at
Fri Aug 23 10:07:01 GMT 2002


Am Freitag, 23. August 2002 15:47 schrieb Mr. Schuft:
> Hi,
> I discovered a problem with samba 2.2.3a and 2.2.5 on AIX 4.3.3 in a W2K
> environment.
> When an user logs on to windows first time everything is ok - if he logs
> out an in again, samba asks for a password (allthough we are using a
> password server). Sometimes connections are dropped afer a couple of days
> (bad for services using them). All I can find within the logs is this
> entry:
> [2002/08/23 13:52:58, 0] lib/util_sock.c:write_socket_data(499)
>   write_socket_data: write failure. Error = Broken pipe
> We have a W2K Password-Server and W2K clients.
> Samba V 2.2.5 runs on an AIX box with AIX

are you using security=server ?
If yes, you should consider moving to security=domain.

If you can't join the domain with your Samba server, I have a patch for 2.2.5
and security=server which should improve things. You can also try
Samba 3.0 alpha.


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