[Samba] Authentication error on weekends

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Mar 6 01:00:21 GMT 2003

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Antonio Kovalski wrote:

> Hi
> 	I have a Linux (RH 7.0), and I'he configured on smb server one share to
> only one NT user. This user is a tool used for  file-transfer from MVS to
> Windows using UNC file name convention. How I don't know the user's
> password, I using SERVER security on smb.conf to validate the user. The
> server that validate the user is the same where file-transfer tool runs.
> During the workdays, it works fine, validating the user and tranfering the
> files correctly, but on saturday, after 1:00PM, the server try to connect to
> Linux, but the user is not validated, aborting the process.
> 	On SAMBA log, I found these lines every weekend:
> 2003/03/01 13:14:02, 0] passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:pdb_getsampwnam(1367)
>  uname to open passdb database.
> 	It's the first message after 01:00PM, and persists until the STOP/START of
> smb services.
> 	Any ideia about is happening??

What are the security settings on this users' account on the daomain
controller? Are login restrictions enabled in any way? Does this user have
day and time based lock-out settings undet NT/2K?

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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