samba4 and unix extensions

Aaron Solochek aarons-samba at
Tue Sep 21 08:51:08 MDT 2010

Anyone?  I'm happy to provide more info or run specific tests if that will help.


On 09/17/2010 12:25 PM, Aaron Solochek wrote:
> Up until now I've only been using my samba4 server to serve to windows clients,
> which seems to be working perfectly.
> However, I finally got around to trying to setup my linux workstation to work
> with the samba server, and have discovered if I try to mount a share it fails
> either with "permission denied" or "cannot allocate memory" depending on whether
> or not I have the following lines enabled in smb.conf:
> server max protocol = SMB2
> client max protocol = SMB2
> Using wireshark the sessions look the same either way.
> SMB Trans2 Request, QUERY_FS_INFO, Query FS Device Info
> SMB Trans2 Response, QUERY_FS_INFO
> SMB Trans2 Request, QUERY_FS_INFO, Query FS Attribute Info
> SMB Trans2 Response, QUERY_FS_INFO
> SMB Trans2 Request, QUERY_FS_INFO, Unix Query FS Info
> SMB Trans2 Request, QUERY_PATH_INFO, Query File Unix Basic, Path:
> SMB Tree Disconnect Request
> If I disable unix extensions either in the server, or with an option to
> mount.cifs, I am able to mount the path, but I then run into all sorts of
> permissions problems.
> Also the linux computer is joined to the domain, net join didn't create a
> krb5.keytab or anything, so I'm not sure that being joined really means much.
> Should I be able to use unix extensions with samba4, or is that not yet implemented?
> -Aaron
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