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

Andreas Oster aoster at novanetwork.de
Wed May 14 03:54:08 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,

even with a newly created user without any drive mappings and so on, the
RDP login gets stuck at the welcome screen.

Windows Event log does not show any errors or any useful informations.

best regards


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