[Samba] Problem with Samba and Windows Terminal Server 2008

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 16 04:48:37 GMT 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 02:09:06PM +1000, Ron Daniel wrote:

> The samba server is a Solaris 9 box.
> The samba verson is 3.0.9.

This version of Samba is beyond ancient. You really need
to upgrade.

>   startsmbfilepwent_internal: unable to open file /usr/local/samba/private/smbpasswd. Error was: Too many open files
> [2009/04/15 15:19:48, 0] passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:smbpasswd_getsampwnam(1326)
>   Unable to open passdb database.

You're running out of file descriptors. Increase the
system limit. See this page :


might help.


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