Redirector error with 2.0.3 running on AIX (PR#15924)

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Wed Apr 28 16:53:16 GMT 1999

thubert at wrote:
> Since installing 2.0.3 on an AIX platform and using the PDC for
> authentication, our BDC logs are filling up with the following error:
> "The redirector received an SMB that was too short"
> Our smb.conf is minimal in nature and we are unsure where to search for
> the problems or solution.

I have fixed this in the 2.0.4 release by correctly
returning a RPC bind-nak packet when the "WINREG"
pipe is being opened.

For the 2.0.3 code you can fix the problem by removing the

    { "winreg",   "winreg",  api_reg_rpc },

pair in the file rpc_server/srv_pipe.c.

Hope this helps,

	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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