4.1.11: "Not enough storage is available to complete this operation" when adding user

mathias dufresne infractory at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 09:40:16 MDT 2015

Hi Michael,

There is a 4GB limitation of LDB file named
/var/lib/samba/private/DC=YOUR,DC=DOMAIN,DC=TLD.ldb (for Sernet versions).

You should check if that file has reached that size...

Best regards,


2015-06-22 15:16 GMT+02:00 Michael Croes <mycroes at gmail.com>:

> Hi list,
> Today something awkward happened to our samba domain controllers. When
> adding a user I get the following error:
> Windows cannot create the object <username> because:
> Not enough storage is available to complete this operation.
> I added a user earlier today, but even after restarting both samba 4 DC's I
> get the same error. Is this a known problem in 4.1.11? What is my best bet
> at fixing this, upgrading to latest samba 4 or further debugging the issue
> at hand?
> Regards,
> Michael

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