[Samba] Samba 3.0.7 is broken

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Tue Oct 26 16:28:09 GMT 2004

Kenneth Marshall wrote:
> 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
> HowTo):
> [domain_realms]
> 	.kerberos.server = YOUR.KERBEROS.REALM
> For whatever reason, the earlier version managed to work without
> those lines. Just another data point.

we has this line in krb5.conf, but still has the bug. anyway the BUG 
#1717 has a patch from redhat which seems to fix the problem. why the 
samba team do not use that patch?

   Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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