[Samba] Domain logons w/ LDAP backend

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 03:21:07 GMT 2008

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 8:28 PM, Tom Smith <aliase573201 at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have multiple Samba servers working very well using the tdbsam backend.
> The number of servers is becoming harder to manage now so I began testing an
> LDAP-based Samba server. Everything works great except when a workstation
> tries to login to the domain...
>  All users are able to login just fine when accessing network shares.
> Workstation are able to join the domain. But upon reboot, they're not able
> to login to the domain.
>  Here's what I'm using:
>         CentOS 4
>         Samba 3.0.10
>         OpenLDAP 2.2.13
>         smbldap-tools-0.9.4
>         Windows XP Pro
>  The error message I get on the client is: "Windows cannot connect to the
> domain either because the domain controller is down or otherwise unavailable
> or because your computer account was not found." This happens on every
> computer.
>  My server logs are filled with these messages: "[2008/04/01 13:48:22, 0]
> lib/util_sock.c:get_peer_addr(1000)  getpeername failed. Error was Transport
> endpoint is not connected"
>  I've been trying to find a solution to this for (literally) months. I
> really, really, really need to get this working--I currently have four
> office that need to be connected under the same Samba domain, the all
> already have Samba servers installed but under different domains. And we're
> gearing up for another growth spurt in the next six to twelve months that
> will add to this number, which makes it even that more important.
>  Any advice or pointers for resolving this will be very much appreciated!
Can you please update your samba? That version is > 3 years old. The
current samba is 3.0.28a.


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