[Samba] winbind authentication infrequent failure

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 6 22:14:03 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 04:20, Petre Mierlutiu wrote: 
> Hi,
> I am running a RH9.0 server, using samba 2.2.7a. I use winbind to authenticate
> pop3 clients (Courier IMAP through authpam, but I think that's irrelevant).
> Users are defined in a NT4 domain.
> Sometimes, I get a NT_STATUS_PIPE_NOT_AVAILABLE error from pam_winbind.so. This
> is not very frequent, but at about 1000 users (read: many authentication
> request) it becomes a problem.
> Could anyone help track this down?
> If any further info should be needed, I will be glad to give it.

Can you reproduce it on Samba 3.0.  I would certainly like to ensure we
don't have this in future, as it is quite nasty in squid setups in
particular (a *lot* of authentication requests)

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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