Run away number of smbd children

Dave Daugherty dave.daugherty at
Wed Oct 10 23:33:57 GMT 2007

>From log.wb-GACL

  winbindd_pam_auth: sam_logon returned ACCESS_DENIED.  Maybe the trust
account password was changed and we didn't know it. Killing connections
to domain GACL

occurs every few seconds.  Did you try to rejoin the domain to fix this?

Dave Daugherty

On Behalf Of Kevin Robinson
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 12:52 PM

> Hey,

> This is the same problem I was having with version 3.0.25b -- which is

> why I upgraded to 3.0.26a.  Yesterday it got so bad that I was having
> restart it every few minutes, or the machine would get hosed.  I
> reverted to 3.0.20b and haven't had a problem since; however, the
> hasn't hit the load it was at either so who knows...

> Kevin Robinson wrote:
> > Thanks for the help,
> > 
> > Seems that this could be related to 
> >
> > 
> > , so I've put up a page with all the loggin' data plus some ( 
> > ).  The server's patch level is 
> > behind the current which is 13.  As I was watching the server via 
> > prstat, I noticed that the smbd processes would be using very much
> > the cpu; but that could be because there were 5000+ processes
> > 
> > I was not able to get the snoop data though :(
> > 

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