[Samba] Domain authentication failing after a period of time
William R. Knox
wknox at mitre.org
Fri Nov 26 03:37:21 GMT 2004
Thanks for the advice - unfortunately, I don't think it applies, as we are
not in an Active Directory domain (or at least the NT compatibility is
turned on). And we aren't using winbind - this is strictly CIFS access
from Windows or via smbclient that is failing.
(Forwarded to list after contacting original sender off list).
Lead Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
The MITRE Corporation
On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, brucehohl at access-4-free.com wrote:
> Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 08:38:32 -1200
> From: "brucehohl at access-4-free.com" <brucehohl at access-4-free.com>
> To: William R. Knox <wknox at mitre.org>
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Domain authentication failing after a period of time
> > Anyone else seeing anything like this? Anyone have any
> > ideas? At this point, I'll try nearly anything. As I said,
> > everything had been working like a charm under 3.0.2a,
> > through a few upgrades and everything.
> > Bill Knox
> > Lead Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
> > The MITRE Corporation
> I had a similar problem with my test box of SuSE 9.1 + WinAD
> in that authentication would fail after some hours with
> 3.0.4. I finally have the system stable as follows: I
> updated to all the Samba 3.0.9 packages for Suse including
> heimdal kerberos update. Authentication then failed so I
> reverted to samba-winbind-3.0.8 and all has been working for
> well since Monday. But now I have a mix of samba-*
> packages. As I can't risk these problems on a production
> box I ordered SLES 9.
> If you have not yet done so I suggest you check that you
> have any available patches for your version of kerberos.
> Good luck.
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