[Samba] winbind-client: irregular "Connection reset by peer" errors when using Win 2003 server

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Mar 1 15:19:25 GMT 2007

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Alexander Menk wrote:
> Hello!
> I've integrated samba into an existing NT Domain managed 
> by a windows 2003 server. Recently I'm have trouble
> to use the "groups" command get the group of domain
> users. It worked well for weeks (but perhaps after
> setting up an ldap-connection to the same server via 
> the apache2 module auth_ldap), there are irregular

Winbindd and apache don't share ldap sessions.

> connection-losses, so winbind seems not to be able
> to retrieve the groupnames. Sure, there are some possible
> workarounds, but it would be nice to have a stable 
> connection to the DC. Perhaps there is any nice
> way to auto-resume that winbind-lookup-connection?

Seems like the DC dropping what it thinks are
idle connections.  We should reconnect.  Could you test
3.0.25pre1 and let me know if that behaves any better?

cheers, jerry
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