[Samba] looping logins

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Tue Sep 17 16:30:17 GMT 2002

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 10:30:58AM +0100, Phil Chambers wrote:
> I have a VERY worrying situation.  This is all SAMBA_2_2_5 with ldap.  I have a 
> SAMBA PDC with several SAMBA servers and loads of WindowsXP workstations.  The SAMBA 
> servers and XP Pcs are all joined into the PDC domain.  Logging on the PDC is 
> ..../%m.log so that I get a log for each PC.
> When I look at the cpu usage on the PDC system one process is continuouly using 25%. 
> If I set debug level 10 there is continuous output to one PC's log file.  I am not 
> good at working out what exectly is happening but it appears that there are repeated 
> login attempts for one user from that PC (in any event, SAMBA keeps looking up the 
> user's ldap entry, successfully). I look at the PC and it is sitting on the XP login 
> window waiting to be given a username and password.  If I re-boot the PC the problem 
> moves to another PC which is just sitting on the XP login window. The same username 
> all the time, though it is now a different unix process ID.

Can you get a debug level 10 (use smbcontrol) from that process so we
can see where it's looping please ?



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