[Samba] Samba4: force user issue

Steve Thompson smt at vgersoft.com
Wed Apr 17 15:48:53 MDT 2013

On Wed, 17 Apr 2013, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:

> Am 17.04.2013 16:24, schrieb Steve Thompson:
>> The addition of the "force user" directive causes a failure (the user
>> sysmgr is a member of the sysgrp group and owns all files and directories):
>> [g_sysmgr]
>>      path = /fs/europa/g_sysmgr
>>      valid users = +sysgrp
>>      force user = sysmgr
>> % smbclient //icse/g_sysmgr -U smt
>> Enter smt's password:
>> Domain=[EUROPA] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.6.9-151.el6]
>> tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_INTERNAL_DB_CORRUPTION
> Maybe related to https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9746 ?

Mmm, not sure about that. It occurs only when the server is a member of a
Samba4 domain and I am using security=ads. With a samba3 domain and 
security=user, it works (with the same Samba version and share 

I believe that I omitted to mention that I am connecting as the user smt, 
and that user is also a member of the sysgrp group.


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