[Samba] replication issues solved by adding GUID names to /etc/hosts

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Tue Aug 26 12:36:41 MDT 2014

Hello Mourik Jan,

Am 26.08.2014 20:24, schrieb mourik jan heupink - merit:
> We were having replication issues on wheezy with sernet-samba-4.1.11.
> Searching the list I found the following post:
> http://marc.info/?l=samba&m=136999742625184&w=2
> It says basically that if you are unable to *ping* the GUID names for
> your dc's, you might be experiencing a glibc error, where dns names with
> an underscore are not properly resolved.
> Note: dns is basically correct, 'host' gives all the correct answers,
> samba_dnsupdate on all dc's says: no dns updates are needed.
> The fix in the post, is to add GUID names to /etc/hosts which I did on
> my dc's, and then all of a sudden ping started working like it should.
> But ALSO replication! Our 'WERR_BADFILE' errors are gone now.
> Now, is this not something that should be much more prominent in the docs?

Thanks for providing this information. I'll try finding out more about
that and add it to the documentation.


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