[Samba] Re: specified network name no more available

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Sun May 2 22:05:15 GMT 2004

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On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Dragan Krnic wrote:

> I was stung by this bug yesterday myself and although
> there are numerous references to this error message
> I haven't seen any qualified resolution of the problem.
> Not that the following rant hopes to be such, but it's
> a good story.
> My setup is a stable 2.2.8a production domain and an
> experimental 3.0.2a-SuSE domain. The passwd backend is 
> still smbpasswd. I wish there were a better openLDAP
> primer for Sambatistas but in view of the relative
> stability of the users landscape a simple copy from
> time to time was replication enough to keep things
> working smoothly even though not spectacularly pretty,
> until I added a Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition
> as a member client in the 2.2.8a domain. Since then
> no operation requiring any writing, attribute setting
> or directory modifications in the 3.0.2a domain could 
> be executed. Usually a long stall would precede the 
> famous last words "...no more available".
> I still don't know exactly why it turned out that way 
> but after removing (actually completely obliterating 
> the said W2K3 for good measure) I deleted all those 
> volatile TDB's on both servers and got a new lease
> on life after a reboot. Luckily I joined the W2K3 to 
> the domain after-hours so nobody even noticed there 
> was any problem.
> So why am I telling you this? Because I think someone
> from the Samba team should shed some light on the
> topic and explain under what circumstances this
> pathological behavious can be expected. 

I think Volker fixed this post 3.0.3 (see the latest SVN SAMBA_3_0 

cheers, jerry
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