Problem with SYSVOL share

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Apr 25 02:27:52 MDT 2012

On 04/25/2012 01:20 AM, Andreas Oster wrote:
> Am 25.04.2012 09:52, schrieb Matthieu Patou:
>> On 04/24/2012 11:41 PM, Andreas Oster wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> with current samba release from GIT (4.0.0alpha20-GIT-594e316) I face
>>> a problem with the SYSVOL and NETLOGON share. When trying to access
>>> these shares via \\domainname\sysvol or \\domainname\netlogon from a
>>> Windows machine I'll get a access denied when I do the same with the
>>> name of the domain controller (\\dcname\sysvol, \\dcname\netlogon) it
>>> works without any problems. When I just enter \\domainname Explorer
>>> opens and I can see the SYSVOL and NETLOGON share but are also unable to
>>> access the shares.
>> Can you provide more context:
>> * Are you using s3fs ?
>> * Can you provide us a trace
>> * Which clients ?
>> Matthieu
> Hello Matthieu,
> attached you'll find two level 10 log files. One is a connection try to
> \\domainname\netlogon, which failes. The second is to \\dcname\netlogon
> which succeeds.
A trace is more a tcpdump trace.
> domain is NOVA (novanetwork.loc), DC is novadc01
> I have tried from a Win 2008 R2 member server (novawsk05).
Are you using s3fs ? can you send me your smb.conf ?
Also can you try to put host msdfs = yes in your [global] section ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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