[Samba] Problem using 2.0.23 client in a domain with a Samba 2.0.20c PDC.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Jul 12 11:26:38 GMT 2006

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M. D. Parker wrote:
> I have a samba PDC running 2.0.20c 
> I installed Samba 2.0.23 on a client joined to the domain.
> With this combination, when I attempt to connect to a 
> share on this client from any host even the localhost
> results in the following:
> $ smbclient //localhost/atest -U auser
> Password:
> Domain=[DOMAIN] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.23-SerNet-RedHat]
> tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
> Windows clients will similarly NOT connect.
> This situation does not happen on other NON-2.0.23 
> clients containing shares.  I have traced the problem to the
> line in the smb.conf file that I have been using for years:
> [atest]
> .
> "valid users = auser"
> .
> If I remove this line, I get connected to the share, 
> however, of course I lose any username protection.  I
> have tried using write list = or even admin
> users = ... All to no avail.
> The log file indicates seems to recognize my id but 
> then finally at the end gets some type of deny message:
>   user 'auser' (from session setup) not permitted to access 
> this share (atest)
> I have had this problem on all the "RC" versions of 
> 2.0.23 and thought that this was something that would
> probably be fixed at release time.  Wrong assumption.

Arggg!!!! *why* didn't you report it?  Please send me your
full smb.conf and a full level 10 debug log from smbd
off list.

cheers, jerry
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