[Samba] initialise_wins failing - failed to open wins.tdb

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Oct 3 14:57:44 GMT 2006

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On 09/28/2006 05:16 AM, Bevan Weiss escreveu:
> Hi Guys,

	Don't forget the girls... they are always around. :)

> Since the automatic fedora update to 23c I'm having problems with samba
> crashing when a share access is attempted.  However, I also notice that
> the nmbd daemon isn't being started up properly (though its startup
> script, through init.d, shows it as starting up OK).
> The error that is being shown in the logs is:
> [2006/09/28 20:06:35, 0] nmbd/nmbd_winsserver.c:initialise_wins(580)
>  initialise_wins: failed to open wins.tdb. Error was Permission denied

	The problem could be that it does not have permission to
create the file, check the permission on the directory, the tdb
should be with all other tdbs.

> Now I've tried to google for wins.tdb and can't find much on it, other
> than it should be located in /var/lib/samba (which it isn't).
> Any ideas for where it might have gone (I haven't deleted it in anyway)?
> or what the issue might be with this?

	You can always strace the process to confirm the problem
and the file location.

> Regards,
> Bevan

	Kind regards,

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