login failures when using --authentication-file

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Oct 10 14:01:37 UTC 2017

On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 01:18:33PM +0000, Cherukuri, Naresh wrote:
> We are using samba client version on Linux machine "3.6.23". It
> works fine till "9/26" with the same configuration file, we are
> getting this problem after windows update on "9/27". Windows server
> version is " Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter 9600". You can see
> below screenshot for config file permissions and samba version.

Please upgrade to a supported version. See


for a list of supported Samba releases.

From the RPM names it seems you are using RHEL. So your alternative
route is to contact RedHat and open a support case. Your third option
is to contact someone from


for paid support.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

SerNet GmbH, Bahnhofsallee 1b, 37081 Göttingen
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