[Samba] Clients periodically disconnecting
Chris St. Pierre
stpierre at NebrWesleyan.edu
Thu Feb 15 14:46:30 GMT 2007
Anyone have any ideas on this? I'm really stuck scratching my head....
Chris St. Pierre
Unix Systems Administrator
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Never send mail to thobrux at nebrwesleyan.edu
On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Chris St. Pierre wrote:
> Samba 3.0.21c, RHEL4.
> About a week ago, we restarted our Samba server because nmbd had run
> amok. Since that restart, our Apple clients have periodically
> disconnected -- by most reports, they disconnect every 15-45 minutes.
> It doesn't appear to be synchronized, i.e., every Mac on campus
> doesn't disconnect at once, but only occasionally. They get a message
> similar to:
> "A server you are using is no longer available. Do you want to
> continue trying to contact it?"
> (This varies by exact OS revision, of course.)
> Our Windows clients do not exhibit this behavior.
> I turned up the logging for a few users for whom this was reliably
> happening. The following are the last few messages before it
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 3] smbd/sec_ctx.c:set_sec_ctx(288)
> setting sec ctx (0, 0) - sec_ctx_stack_ndx = 0
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] auth/auth_util.c:debug_nt_user_token(433)
> NT user token: (NULL)
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] auth/auth_util.c:debug_unix_user_token(454)
> UNIX token of user 0
> Primary group is 0 and contains 0 supplementary groups
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] smbd/uid.c:change_to_root_user(324)
> change_to_root_user: now uid=(0,0) gid=(0,0)
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] lib/username.c:Get_Pwnam_alloc(290)
> Finding user jrandom
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] lib/username.c:Get_Pwnam_internals(234)
> Trying _Get_Pwnam(), username as lowercase is jrandom
> [2007/02/13 10:08:57, 5] lib/username.c:Get_Pwnam_internals(267)
> Get_Pwnam_internals did find user [jrandom]!
> Any ideas?
> Chris St. Pierre
> Unix Systems Administrator
> Nebraska Wesleyan University
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