[Samba] Log entries with truncated service names

Miguel Medalha miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Wed Mar 18 23:14:41 GMT 2009

Hello all

I am running Samba 3.2.8 over CentOS 5.2, with a LDAP back end.

On some days, not all, strange entries appear in the Samba logs. I get 
entries like this:

[2009/03/18 18:35:09,  0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(1366)
  aurora ( couldn't find service netlogo

The real name of the service is of course "netlogon".

Another example for the share named "comercial":

[2009/03/13 09:48:00,  0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(1366)
  ana ( couldn't find service comercia

And so on. The name of the service appears truncated by ONE character, 
the last one.

There is one less frequent exception to this rule:

[2009/03/18 14:51:47,  0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(1366)
  antonia ( couldn't find service

Here the service name does not appear at all. Al I get is one space 
after the word "service".

Does anyone here know why this happens?

Also, the logs get filled with:

[<date><time>,  0] smbd/trans2.c:call_trans2qfsinfo(2568)
 call_trans2qfsinfo: not an allowed info level (0x102) on IPC$.

This goes to several hundreds of kilobytes in just a few days:

What does this mean? I asked about this twice here but I didn't get an 
answer. I searched in Google and I got nothing.

I would appreciate any help with these issues.
Thank you.

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