Inconsistant problem with Alpha5 and group policy
manu.b2007 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 18:48:36 GMT 2008
I also experiment "file not found" errors when creating/editing GPOs.
I found a few glitches as well with NT ACLs.
I've been running Samba4 for a few weeks on a new test server, the good
point is that the core application seems very reliable. It's a good file
server for every day usage.
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> [mailto:samba-technical-bounces+manu.b2007=gmail.com at lists.samba.org] De
> la part de Wes Deviers
> Envoyé : mercredi 9 juillet 2008 22:01
> À : samba-technical at samba.org
> Objet : Inconsistant problem with Alpha5 and group policy
> Alpha 5 cleanly installed and working excellently. AD join, new user
> creation, profile creation, xattr, everything working great. Fanstatic
> But I'm having an intermittent problem with assigning a group policy to an
> In the OU, "flamestrike", I have a single user ('carl'), that can log in,
> out, and use the desktop (XP Pro SP2) fine. I wanted to test the GPO
> and we use roaming profiles here, so I thought I'd give it a shot.
> setup, no GPO advanced editor or anything. Right click on the OU ->
> Properties -> GP -> New. Worked as expected. Renamed it, worked as
> expected. Hit "Edit" and got some random error. I looked around; the
> time I'd checked in the git pull, there was a problem with smbd not
> for the domain (just the machine) which won't work with the machine tries
> access the GPO via \\domain.
> Checked all the permissions; everything
> in /usr/local/samba/var/locks/sysvol/Policies had good permissions and I
> could get to it. So I shut down XP, killed & restarted smbd, and booted
> back up.
> And then it worked!
> So I went into the editor and into folder redirection, set it...and it
> failed. "Network path not found." Hit "OK" a few more times out of
> they all failed again. Rebooted, restarted smbd...and it worked again.
> that point, I could set anything in the "User" GPO tree. Moved to
> the "System" tree to look around and it spazzed again. "Network path not
> found". Closed everything, restarted, tried again, and now the GPO
> to edit.
> Luckily I captured the entire thing in Wireshark! Of course, it's huge.
> I'm going to send the error report (this has been a consistant problem for
> for at least a few months, so I may be doing something wrong) what level
> debug dump do you want from smbd, and where should I send the tshark &
> logs to? (I can make available via http)
> Thanks! Excellent work, as always.
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