connect(/var/lib/ctdb/ctdb.socket) failed: Connection refused

Amitay Isaacs amitay at
Mon Aug 11 06:58:06 MDT 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 10:38 PM, steve <steve at> wrote:

> On Mon, 2014-08-11 at 20:02 +1000, Martin Schwenke wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:40:58 +0200, steve <steve at> wrote:
> >
> > > Why are the ctdb assigned ips not being used?
> >
> > In Linux, the first IP address in each network that is assigned to a
> > network interface is considered the primary IP address for that
> > network.  By default, this address is used for outgoing packets on that
> > network.
> >
> > peace & happiness,
> > martin
> Yes, OK. That's fine. The problem is that the ctdb public addresses are
> being allocated but not being used. We join one node to the domain but
> then that is the _only_ node which works. If we enable the other node
> the netbios name of the cluster (smbcluster) is not recognised and both.
> winbind cannot authenticate and so smbd cannot serve any files. On our
> openSUSE 13.1 ctdb setup there are several databases created including a
> secrets.tdb. With the source on Ubuntu only a single db is produced.
> Summary, IP takeover is working fine. The join to the domain is not.
> On the working cluster, we notice that the the IP which is sent to the
> DC for authentication is indeed one of the ctdb public addreses,
> contrary to your reply.
Have you enabled clustering in samba configuration before doing AD join?


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