Problem with winbind on SLES 11 SP2

steve steve at
Wed Aug 20 06:30:06 MDT 2014

On Fri, 2014-08-15 at 13:32 +0200, Joachim Misselbeck AT wrote:
> Dear samba Users,
> we have a problem with Winbind and connection to a Windows 2012 R2 AD with
> for several months. 
> The winbind processes terminate the connection with the AD after about 5
> days and 
> can be activated only by restart again. 
> several attempts the problem a demarcate was unsuccessful. 
> A suspicion that it is up to the fryer password change could be eliminated. 
> Technical Environment: 
> DC Win2012 R2 version number. 6.3.9600, the domain functional level 2008 R2 
> Samba version: Version 3.6.3- SUSE Code11-x86_64 
> WinbindVersion: Version 3.6.3- SUSE Code11-x86_64 
> Incomprehensible is the problem only occurs on one of the 20 boxes. 
> All SLES 11 are virtualized and run under VMware (VCenter 5.5). 
> For tips on solution I would be grateful.

So presumably SUSE don't know how to fix it. As an interim until they
do, you could move that box over to sssd. Another idea is to try the
openSUSE 13.1 rpm which is based upon more recent code.
Trying to help as no one else has posted,

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