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

admin at ateamonsite.com admin at ateamonsite.com
Wed Oct 14 16:51:10 MDT 2009

Hopefully that isn't a bad thing! haha 

On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:44:54 -0700, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> 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 :-).
> Jeremy.

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