[Samba] Samba not accepting authentication information

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Apr 9 11:22:02 GMT 2002

On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 07:40:49PM +0200, Peter Schuller wrote:
> Hello,
> during the past few months we have seen samba suddently refusing to
> accept authentication information. A restart of samba is required in
> order to fix it.
> The symptomes are that user's can log in to their Win2K clients using
> the domain account, but they get a message during log in saying they do
> not have access to their own profile.
> Trying to browse the server is not possible; it won't accept
> usernames/passwords at all.
> There is nothing in the logs that we can attribute to this problem. So
> far it's a mystery. It seems that people who are already logged in are
> still able to access their file normally; it just won't accept new
> authentications.
> Has anyone had this problem? Any ideas?

What version of Samba. Can you use smbcontrol to raise the debug
level when the problem occurs to debug it ?


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