[Samba] Samba server masquerading as another...

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Wed Sep 16 18:26:19 MDT 2009

>  [2009/09/14 17:35:14, 1] smbd/sesssetup.c:reply_spnego_kerberos(316)
>   Failed to verify incoming ticket with error NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE!

I think this means that when the client sent Samba the kerberos ticket
(to prove it had authenticated) Samba was unable to verify it with the
server that issued the ticket.

> At one point I noticed an error in nmbd.log file:
> [2009/09/14 17:11:50, 0] nmbd/nmbd_nameregister.c:register_name_response(130)
>   register_name_response: server at IP rejected our name registration of QALAB_SERVER<20> IP with error code 6.
> Indicating that we probably lost some sort of election to the "real"
> Win 2k3 server... however, the Fedora client via smbclient still
> happily connects without complaints with the QALAB_SERVER name...

Perhaps the Win2003 server doesn't want to recognise the Samba server?


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