[Samba] error messages -- what does it mean?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Feb 9 20:29:47 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 05:36, Matthew Easton wrote:
> Feb  9 07:08:10 fileserver smbd[2025]: [2004/02/09 07:08:10, 0] 
> rpc_server/srv_pipe.c:api_pipe_netsec_process(1371) 
> Feb  9 07:08:10 fileserver smbd[2025]:   failed to decode PDU 
> Feb  9 07:08:10 fileserver smbd[2025]: [2004/02/09 07:08:10, 0] 
> rpc_server/srv_pipe_hnd.c:process_request_pdu(605) 
> Feb  9 07:08:10 fileserver smbd[2025]:   process_request_pdu: failed to do 
> schannel processing. 
> I am using Samba 3.01 on Redhat 7.1.  It's configured as a PDC. I think this 
> error is new.  This morning one user could not logon due to a bad filename in 
> her "Favorites" folder in her roaming profile.  Is that related to this 
> error?  

No it is not.  It is related to the way clients connect to our server
for logons.  When this fails, they re-negotiate the connection.

I'll see about making the error message less scary.

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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