[Samba] Domain authentication failing after a period of time

William R. Knox wknox at mitre.org
Tue Nov 30 17:39:37 GMT 2004

I have the output (collected from a snoop session on the Samba server - I
have no access to run Ethereal on the Windows boxes) and will forward it
to you directly (all 1504 packets). Please do let me know if you need
anything else, and thanks.

			Bill Knox
			Lead Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
			The MITRE Corporation

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 08:55:49 -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 09:23:23AM -0500, William R. Knox wrote:
> > OK, I've now downgraded back to an older, formerly working version of
> > Samba (3.0.2a), and the same behavior is still happening (i.e. after
> > rejoining the domain, it works for 15 minutes and then stops with a
> > NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS error). I tried adding the domain after
> > deleting the secrets.tdb file with Samba up and with it down, and it
> > always has the same effect. I even uninstalled samba, blew away the
> > secrets.tdb file, had the machine account removed from the domain, waited
> > overnight to confirm that the machine account would be removed across the
> > domain, reinstalled samba, rejoined the domain, and restarted samba. Same
> > dang problem.
> >
> > Is there anything else that anyone can suggest that I try?
> Ok, I hate to see you in such a bind. Can you set an ethereal
> trace running to monitor the DC for the 15 minutes, and see
> what, if anything is going between the Samba server and DC.
> I must confess I haven't been following your problem but this
> can't be impossible to solve (famous last words :-).
> Jeremy.

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