[Samba] unknown authentification failure - Samba 4.0.1 pdc

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Mon Oct 28 16:34:46 MDT 2013

On Mon, 2013-10-28 at 19:18 +0100, bugblatterbeast wrote:

> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>     one of our clients can't connect to the pdc anymore. All 
> >>>>> attempts lead to an error-message about the wrong username or 
> >>>>> password. We've tried several user-accounts and it's always the 
> >>>>> same...
> >>>>>

OK. It's just this one client; let's try something.
On this client:

-wait for some down time
-leave the domain
-leave it for 1/2 hour
-shut down all but the master DC
-rejoin the domain
-try again
If nothing, repeat, having upgraded the main DC to Samba 4.1

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