[Samba] What's a sensible log level?

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 01:20:53 MST 2013

trentbuck at gmail.com (Trent W. Buck) writes:

> I had a samba 4.0.9 AD DC (no other DCs), and I'm trying to join Windows
> hosts to it.  Most either automatically migrated, or worked fine when I
> changed them to "workgroup" and back again, as Administrator.
> Three of them aren't, the client side says
>     The following error occurred attempting to join the domain
>     "pi.planetinnovation.com.au":
>     Logon failure: unknown user name of bad password.

FTR, this was fixed by joining as "Administrator@<REALM>" instead of
"Administrator" or "<REALM>\Administrator".  I don't understand why.
(I especially don't understand why only *some* hosts needed that.)

> What are sensible "log level" values?
> (Both for debugging my current problem, and for ongoing logging.)
> What log class relates to joining a machine to a domain?

I'm still interested in the answers to these questions.

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