[Samba] Intermittent failure

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Wed May 28 02:37:29 MDT 2014

On 05/14/14 10:27, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm in need of some help to shed some light on a strange problem.
> The box is running Samba 4.1.7 on FreeBSD 9.2/amd64 and I suspect
> (though I'm not sure) all troubles started after the upgrade from 4.1.6.
> The setup is quite simple: no AD, no LDAP, only one server.
> A command as simple as "smbclient -U user //SERVER/SHARE", if fired up
> several times in a row on the server itself, will sometimes succeed,
> somtimes fail.
> Same happens for "smbclient -U root -L //SERVER".

Update: I went back to 4.1.6 and I confirm this does not happen, i.e. 
4.1.6 always succeeds.

Unfortunately it has other shortcomings (like "force user" not working).

So I guess this is a regression in 4.1.7.
I'm waiting for 4.1.8 to come into the port tree, in order to test it.


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