[Samba] Password server is not connected - "cli not initilised" issue

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 6 22:02:50 GMT 2008

On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 10:30:28PM +1000, Jake Carroll wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are currently upgrading some core infrastructure and authentication  
> hosts (Mac OS X 10.4.11 Open Directory/OpenLDAP/KDC --> 10.5.5). We've  
> run into an interesting snag however.
> The Sun host that we use for sharing out files over Samba 3.0.28a (Sun's 
> currently shipped, supported version of Samba) worked perfectly with the 
> directory master running Mac OS X 10.4.11. When upgraded to 10.5.5 Server 
> however, we are given the following errors on the samba/Sun side of 
> things:
> [2008/10/04 17:40:59, 1, pid=2237] auth/auth_server.c:(247)
>   password server is not connected (cli not initilised)
> I have done a bit of searching and can't actually find out what this  
> *really* means.

We need to see a debug log level 10 to see what is going on here.



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