[Samba] A device attached to the system is not functioning

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 08:51:50 MDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Alan Holt <berber.it at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I was looking a lot around of Internet, but still did not find some
> solution for my problem.
> I have SAMBA and domain with ldap, everything have been fine until today.
> Like usually I did create new user in domain and tried to get into my
> domain on Windows 7 and Windows XP machines.
> Then I have got this error:
> "A device attached to the system is not functioning"
> I checked SAMBA logs and found this:
> ==> /var/log/samba/xp-8a995003b537.log <==
> [2012/07/02 17:38:28.626582,  1]
> rpc_server/srv_pipe_hnd.c:1602(serverinfo_to_SamInfo_base)
>   _netr_LogonSamLogon: user MYDOMAINE.COM\alex has user sid
> S-1-5-21-2139989288-483860436-2398042574-3228
>    but group sid S-1-5-21-3745118107-2241246581-749181168-513-513.
>   The conflicting domain portions are not supported for NETLOGON calls
> I guess it's happens because some problems with SID. I did check SID for
> user alex:
> # pdbedit -L -v alex
> User SID:                  S-1-5-21-2139989288-483860436-2398042574-3228
> Primary Group SID:    S-1-5-21-3745118107-2241246581-*749181168-513*-513
> Domain:                    MYDOMAIN.COM
> Also I did check SID for my domain:
> # net getlocalsid  MYDOMAIN .COM
> SID for domain  MYDOMAIN .COM is: S-1-5-21-3745118107-2241246581-*
> 749181168-513*
> So could you please to help to solve this issue?
> Thanks.

I do not believe windows likes samba3 / windows nt domains having a
"." in the domain name


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