[Samba] Samba 3.0.7 is broken

Kenneth Marshall ktm at it.is.rice.edu
Tue Oct 26 13:34:29 GMT 2004

On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 08:02:39AM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> ODC wrote:
> | I'm running Debian woody with all stable packages w/e to samba which is
> | from the backports collection.
> |
> | Basically 3.0.5 works, 3.0.6 and 3.0.7 do not.
> |
> | By not working, I mean connecting from a windows workstation results in
> | a login and password prompt and a 'Failed to verify incoming ticket'
> | error in the logs.  This behaviour occurs with accessing it via
> | "\\hostname\"; when its accessed via "\\ip-address\", it works perfectly.
> Look at BUG # 1717 for hints.  It's due to some kerberos
> changes we're still looking into.
We had a similar problem with 3.0.7 where hostname based authentication
failed, but IP based succeeded. The problem was an incorrect krb5.conf
file in our case. The specific lines that were missing were (from the

	.kerberos.server = YOUR.KERBEROS.REALM

For whatever reason, the earlier version managed to work without
those lines. Just another data point.


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