[Samba] MS Remote Desktop issue related to Samba 4 ?

Andreas Oster aoster at novanetwork.de
Wed May 14 03:40:10 MDT 2014

Am 14.05.2014 12:36, schrieb Marc Muehlfeld:
> Am 14.05.2014 10:14, schrieb Andreas Oster:
>>> Just to make sure, that I've fully understand your situation: You try
>>> logging into a workstation via RDP using a domain account. The login
>>> process hangs forever until you shutdown the samba process of the DC,
>>> that handles the login? If you shut down Samba, the login continues
>>> and you get successfully logged in with RDP?
>> yes, exactly.  I have three DCs, so if I disable samba4 on the DC the
>> client is currently using
>> the login moves forward from the stuck welcome screen and succeeds.
> I'm still guessing that there is a GPO, logonscript or something like
> that, which causes this. I tried RDP in my test environment, too and
> see no problems.
> Maybe an ACL on a GPO, logon script, share, etc. denies access and the
> client had to wait for one or more timeouts.
> Can you try it with a user account, that doesn't have a logonscript,
> any share mappings, etc. Maybe use a completely fresh account, just to
> make sure, that nothing like auto-mapping shares exists in the user
> profile. And maybe disable all GPOs.
> Do you see anything in the _Windows_ Event log?
> Regards
> Marc
Hello Marc,

I doubt, that it is related to GPOs or scripts. I have the same issue in
my home samba4 domain where I did not configure any scripts or GPOs.
I will create a new user and test if this makes any difference.


best regards


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