[Samba] Intermittent failure

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Wed May 28 04:03:56 MDT 2014

Hello Andrea,

Am 28.05.2014 10:37, schrieb Andrea Venturoli:
>> 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.

I think you have a better chance that this will get fixed, if you file a
bug report (https://bugzilla.samba.org/), instead of simply waiting for
4.1.8. ;-)


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