Problem with SYSVOL share

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Apr 25 09:40:45 MDT 2012

On 04/25/2012 02:12 AM, Andreas Oster wrote:
> Am 25.04.2012 10:57, schrieb Matthieu Patou:
>>> Hello Matthieu,
>>> with correctly added parameter "host msdfs = yes" the Windows 2008
>>> member server no can successfully access the SYSVOL and NETLOGON shares.
>>> Has there been a change in the samba4 behavior lately ? I am sure that
>>> it worked in the past without this additional entry in smb.conf.
>> Well 2 years ago host msdfs = no was the default, the we changed it for
>> yes, now that we have merge between s3 and s4 it might have defaulted to
>> no one more time.
>> With windows 2008 host msdfs make a huge difference.
> Hello Matthieu,
> I have now tried to access the netlogon share directly from the samba4
> DC with both smbclient3 and smbclient, which both show the same symptom
> as the Windows machine. When accessing the share via
> //domainname/netlogon the connection can not be established. When using
> //dcname/netlogon it is working with both smbclient tools.
So please send us a tcpdump trace when accessing from windows 


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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