[Samba] Samba 3.0.6 Problems w/AD and Kerberos
cmerrill at redhat.com
Wed Sep 8 15:56:16 GMT 2004
Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Christian Merrill wrote:
> | Running into a lot of people upgrading to the 3.0.6
> | package that all of a sudden begin to experience
> | the "Failed to verify incoming ticket!" errors
> | etc., that are generally associated with a kerberos
> | package incompatibility.
> | However many of these people are running later
> | versions of kerberos *and* reverting to a previous
> | version of Samba appears to fix the issue. Is there
> | something new setting wise that has taken place, is
> | something really wrong with this new package, or
> | is this all just a strange coincidence?
> I've not been able to reproduce this or track it down.
> Is there a consensus whether this is an specific issue
> with using MIT or Heimdal ? Or with Windows 2000 or
> 2003 DCs ?
> Any details would be helpful. I've created bug report at
> cheers, jerry
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Well from my end (Redhat) the behavior is indicative of a known issue
with the MIT kerberos 1.2.x packages that we currently support and
Win2k3 DC's...however Win2k DC's have been operating fine as far as I
know. What I am seeing are customers who were previously running
upgrade to the 3.0.6 samba package and then start to encounter these
errors. If they downgrade the samba package the problem goes away.
I've also noticed a few other posts from users on other distros such as
Debian encountering very similar behavior.
On the surface it really looks like a kerberos problem, but people are
reporting that it seems to be directly linked to the samba package. My
current test environment is on 2k3 so I'm still in the process of
setting up a 2k AD environment to do testing on...at this point just
relaying feedback that I am getting from others.
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