[Samba] Help needed to debug Samba problem

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Sep 29 18:18:35 MDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 11:59:41AM -0700, Carl G. Riches wrote:
> I have a Samba domain that is having problems.  We have a new NetApp
> file server (FAS2040 running NetApp Release 7.3.4) that keeps
> dropping its connection to the Samba server.  We didn't have this
> problem with an older NetApp box (FAS250 running NetApp Release
> 6.5.1R1).
> I can run tcpdump on the Samba server and see traffic going back and
> forth between the FAS2040 and the Samba server when the filer tries
> to connect, but don't know enough about the protocol to decipher the
> traffic.
> One thought I had was to move the Samba domain to a newer version of
> Samba (on a newer server) but I don't know if that will really help.
> The above means that I have two questions:  how to decipher the
> tcpdump info, and how to migrate existing Samba tdb databases to a
> new server?
> Thanks in advance for any pointers!

What does your setup look like ? How are you trying to export
files from what to what ?

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