[Samba] Samba -> PANIC: sys_setgroups failed

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Jul 20 02:06:37 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 02:53:38PM -0400, Le, Anh wrote:
> Hope someone out there can help me on this Samba issue.
> I'm running out of ideas, I spent days on Google but still
> have not find any solution yet. Finally, I got Samba 3.5.9
> acts like it works, giving me data with wbinfo -u and
> wbinfo -g AND it returnsusers in my Active Directory with
> getent passwd & getent group. However, if I try to connect
> to samba server from windows machines,  it fails and gives
> me the following error in the log file:

Are you running on Solaris or AIX maybe? It might be that
you are running into the limit of at most 16 groups per


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