[Samba] (Samba4) Normal users unable to login

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Sat Nov 24 22:57:44 MST 2012

On 11/24/2012 07:36 PM, Michael Trausch wrote:
> On 11/24/2012 10:01 PM, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>> No I meant use wireshark to do trace
>> (https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Capture_Packets)
> Yeah, I did that; I posted a little bit ago about that.  Nothing 
> interesting was found.
> The group policy thing is a red herring it turns out.
> Here's what I know at the moment:
>  * My user account and profile work just fine.  They were rsync'd over
>    from the Samba 3.5 server.
>  * All other user accounts and profiles _do not_ work, giving the Group
>    Policy Client failed the logon error message.  Color me confused as
>    to why.
> I tried this:
> I created a new user account, "testuser", and that logged in 
> successfully.  It is not a member of Domain Admins, so it seems that 
> only the users from the old Samba server (excluding myself, which I 
> have no clue why) are somehow not compatible with the new setup.
> I thought maybe it was a permissions problem on the profile directory, 
> so I checked the ACLs against the ACLs for the newly created profile. 
> Identical, except for the user account, which was to be expected. 
> Nothing useful learned there.
Maybe you were using the old policy system (poledit ?) and it conflict 
with the new one ? Try to clean one user home if you can.


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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