[Samba] upgrade to 3.0.11, lost domain control

Justin samba_list at midaliasteel.com
Wed Feb 9 01:34:10 GMT 2005

Have you checked the domain for a master browser? It's possible that a
Windows XP (or other) client has taken over whilst smbd was down. Do a
"browstat status" from an XP machine and see what it reports. You may
need to force a browser election.


On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 08:20, Gordon Russell wrote:

> Hello--
> I upgraded my RH9 samba PDC server from 3.0.9pre3 to 3.0.11 using 
> packaged RH9 rpm from samba site, using rpm -U samba*rpm.
> no complaints from rpm. samba stops/starts fine.  However, clients can 
> no longer log in to domain. All clients (W2k,XP) get the same error 
> message "The system could not log you on,...etc".
> clients can mount samba shares, however.
> I saved a copy of /etc/samba before the upgrade, and copied old 
> secrets.tdb & smbpasswd to /etc/samba/., but this made no difference, I 
> still have no domain control.  Im at a loss to where to go next and this 
> will really be a drag tommorrow when everyone comes in to work if I cant 
> get domain control working again
> thanks---

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