[Samba] Domain authentication failing after a period of time

William R. Knox wknox at mitre.org
Wed Dec 1 01:46:00 GMT 2004

Thanks for the clarification. Cheers!

			Bill Knox
			Lead Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
			The MITRE Corporation

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 14:23:50 -0800
> From: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
> To: William R. Knox <wknox at mitre.org>
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Domain authentication failing after a period of time
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 04:31:44PM -0500, William R. Knox wrote:
> >
> > One final note - though I hadn't had it before, during the course of some
> > testing, I put in a second domain controller that did have the 1c entries,
> > and that didn't help the situation, i.e. only the first "wins server"
> > parameter entry seems to get queried for the DOMAIN#1C servers. I don't
> > know if this is a bug or the expected behavior, but I thought I would
> > mention it as part of the final wrap-up.
> Actually that wasn't what was happening in your case. The WINS
> server in question was responding to the name query - it was
> just responding "name unknown" (ie. the tombstone). If the
> server hadn't responded at all then the other WINS servers
> would have been queried. So it wasn't missing data, it was
> incorrect data that did you in :-).
> Cheers,
> 	Jeremy.

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