[Samba] samba problems. accounts expire after a hour, but work after reset

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Thu Mar 1 15:02:26 GMT 2007

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On 02/28/2007 10:11 AM, Collen Blijenberg wrote:
> Hello I'm having some strange problems with samba 3.0.23d
> (PDC) on my FC6

Hi Collen!

> if i start samba, everything works fine, but after an hour 
> orso(some times 2 hours if there is not mutch traffic)
> machines and user accounts start expiring.

> i don't know why, but it is ?! after i do a restart, samba 
> comes up and works again.
> i checked the mysql server (coz' i use pdb-sql as backend) 
> but the sql query's get executed and value's are returned.
> (even if goes into bug-mode) so that part works ok!, all i
> can think of is that tdb files get corrupted ??

	That's strange. Are you using Policy for you domain?
Like the length of the password, time before user can change
password and so on.

> the funny part is that i also have a BDC running the same 
> samba version and sql version, and that one has no prob's
> ad all (only the smb.conf is differed and the netbios name)
> but on the counter part, the bdc isn't really doing anything, 
> ot's not serving shares or printers actively..
> some input would be nice, coz' i really have no idea where 
> to look... ???

	Can you provide logs when your server is working? That
could help diagnose the problem.

	Kind regards,

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