[Samba] Authentication problems Still

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Thu Feb 14 04:00:23 GMT 2002

Con Harte wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've tried everything I can think of, and spent many many
> hours trying to get this Sun Solaris 8 machine to authenticate
> with a Linux 7.1 machine acting as the PDC.
> In summary:
> Both machines are running 2.2.3a compiled from source
> without additional arguments (just ran configure on each platform)
> No problems with Win95, Win98, WinNT authenticating with the Linux
> PDC.
> The Sun machine can attach to any other machine in the network,
> no other machine on the network can attach to the Sun one, as it
> invariably fails on obtaining authentication with the PDC.
> A couple of the messages in the logs are as follows.
> connect_to_domain_password_server: unable to setup the PDC credentials
> to machine GFMNET01. Error was : SUCCESS - 0.
> tdb((NULL)): tdb_open_ex: could not open file
> /usr/local/samba/var/locks/unexpected.tdb: No such file or directory

Have you started nmbd?  It creates this file and fills it with
'unexpected' packets to work around win9x bugs.

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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