[Samba] "getpeername failed" error when signed communications policy enabled

Hilton, David davidh at hp.com
Wed Jan 4 03:02:45 MST 2012

We've found a solution for this and it turns out to be a setting at the
Windows end:

If you add the value AllowGuestAuthWhenSigningRequired = 1 to the registry
eters and then reboot the machine it all seems to work. Apparently this is
new behaviour in Windows 2008: 



-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org] 
Sent: 15 December 2011 18:06
To: Hilton, David
Cc: Jeremy Allison; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] "getpeername failed" error when signed communications
policy enabled

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 09:10:11AM +0000, Hilton, David wrote:
> No, the only error that we see is the "getpeername failed" error in the
Samba log for the client machine that is trying to print the job.

Then I doubt it's a signing issue (which makes it strange).

What does a debug level 10 say ?

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