losing connections to password server

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Tue May 27 16:32:33 GMT 2003

On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 09:38:16AM -0400, Brandon Craig Rhodes wrote:
> Why does server_validate() simply give up rather than re-establishing
> its connection to the password server?  Though I am not fluent in the
> SMB protocol, perhaps the cluster server process passes along to its
> client workstation the session key it receives from the password
> server, which means the password hashes submitted by the client would
> not work on a subsequent connection, whose session key would be
> different.  So server_validate() must give up.

Indeed. That's why security = server is at best a nasty hack. Please
use security = domain.


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