[Samba] Unable to browse system shares of a newly migrated AD DC

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Thu Apr 2 17:27:41 MDT 2015

Greetings, All!

> I'm trying final steps of my long upgrade process, but I've got hit by the
> unexpected.

> When everything seemingly run fine in the end, I'm unable to browse the local
> shares of the DC.

> # smbclient -L localhost -U%
> Domain=[CCENTER] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 4.1.11-Ubuntu]

>         Sharename       Type      Comment
>         ---------       ----      -------
> Error returning browse list: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
> Domain=[CCENTER] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 4.1.11-Ubuntu]

>         Server               Comment
>         ---------            -------

>         Workgroup            Master
>         ---------            -------

Turned out, the /tmp directory was not accessible to the user "nobody" for
some mysterious reason. (So that

sudo -u '#65534' ls -l /tmp || echo 'Fail!'

resulted in "Fail!")

Repeating the tests with freshly generated setup turned out successfully.
At least, in this specific case.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, April 3, 2015 02:24:47

Sorry for my terrible english...

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