[Samba] winbind causes Linux to lockup when connectivity to AD is lost (subject line edited for clarity)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 14 16:44:54 MDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 04:02:41PM -0600, admin at ateamonsite.com wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> > Sorry, didn't look too closely at your winbindd issue.
> > winbindd will cache all information to allow disconnected
> > operation (we made this work perfectly at SuSE), so there
> > certainly shouldn't be a problem with a loss of connection to a DC.
> I am sorry to report that I am in fact using SuSE, and this problem is very
> easy to reproduce if I power off my AD domain, then wait (I guess) 10
> minutes - then try and ssh to my Linux box. There is no way to log into the
> box. 

Ok, then I'm going to hand you over to the SuSE Samba Team
maintainers on this list (sorry :-).


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