[Samba] Denying access to shares from time to time

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 25 03:04:01 MST 2014

On 25/11/14 09:33, Jose Miguel Lopez Coronado wrote:
> Dear all.
> I've been having problems with people accessing shares in my samba 
> 3.6.6. The point is that when the server has started everybody can 
> access the requested shares, but after a while (next day in some 
> cases). People are not allowed to access common shares. The only clue 
> I can obtain from the log file is:
> [2014/11/25 09:06:00.910024,  2] auth/auth.c:309(check_ntlm_password)
>   check_ntlm_password:  authentication for user [avila] -> [avila] -> 
> [avila] succeeded
> [2014/11/25 09:06:00.914197,  2] 
> smbd/service.c:627(create_connection_session_info)
>   user 'avila' (from session setup) not permitted to access this share 
> (etiquetas)
> [2014/11/25 09:06:00.914277,  1] smbd/service.c:805(make_connection_snum)
>   create_connection_session_info failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
> The authentification succeded but the system denies access. In fact 
> the user avila is allowed to access the share etiquetas. When I 
> restart the server (service samba restart) everything works all right 
> again until the next time.
> Any idea?
> Thanks in advande and best wishes.
Can you post your smb.conf, the unix permisions for the share and what 
'getfacl /path/to/share' returns


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