[Samba] change_to_user: Invalid vuid used 101

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 16 22:46:00 GMT 2002

Peter Shearer wrote:
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> Hello!
> I'm running into an issue where users log into their Win2k/NT4.0
> workstations, download their profiles off of our Samba 2.2.5 server,
> map home, miscellaneous shares, and printers on it, and then randomly
> during their session they cannot open these remote devices.  They
> receive an "Access Denied" message when trying to do anything with
> the server.  The log then fills with tons of the following:
> [2002/08/16 10:34:56, 2] smbd/uid.c:change_to_user(138)
>   change_to_user: Invalid vuid used 101
> It's fixed when they log out and back in.  Anyone have an idea of
> what this is?  I tried to search Google and the Samba archives, but
> didn't get very far.  We do not use winbind, and all of our users
> have UNIX user accounts of the same name as their accounts in the NT
> 4.0 domain.  It's so sporadic that I haven't even had the time to
> nail down a more detailed log (this was a lucky catch at a time when
> debug was at level 2).
> Any ideas?  Thanks!

Now that is rather interesting...

Can you try and chase it down a bit - turn up the debug level and see if
you can track the vuid being issued and (possilby) being closed

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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