Samba TNG - "Broken pipe" with samedit

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Mon Jun 17 10:29:01 GMT 2002

On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, xfesty wrote:

> On 18/6/02 4:11 AM, "Richard Sharpe" <rsharpe at> spoke these words:
> > On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, xfesty wrote:
> > 
> >> On 18/6/02 2:27 AM, "Richard Sharpe" <rsharpe at> spoke these words:
> >> 
> >> Richard -: regarding error messages in log files, I'd get absolutely none.
> >> The XP machines can join the domain, (as 2K clients can), but on reboot,
> >> trying to logon just comes up with the "domain controller may be down, or
> >> invalid username/password" dialog.  2K would run perfectly.  Its like XP
> >> isn't even talking to the Samba box properly.  (In non-PDC mode, they can
> >> talk perfectly).
> > 
> > OK, so this means that something is failing in the LSA/SAMR/etc RPC chain
> > involved in logging on after joining.
> > 
> > We would like to see a sniff from near the client of all its network
> > activity from when you reboot it until you get the error on the client.
> No sweat - will do this later today, with just the FreeBSD server and one of
> the XP workstations running.  I'll get it to join the domain, then reboot
> and try to authenticate a few times.  May be a big file though, so I'll
> upload to a web server and email the link to this list.
> Cheers - getting sleep now ;)
> - Ryan
> (Any preferences to what program / settings I should use to capture the
> packets?  I could just run ethereal and dump the log file, but off memory
> this isn't exactly the easiest thing on the eyes.)

You are more than welcome to use Ethereal, but you might find tcpdump 
easier to deal with for this:

  tcpdump -i xl0 -s 1500 -w somefile.cap

Change xl0 to whatever your interface is :-)
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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