[Samba] Samba 4.2.0rc4 can't authenticate users

Thomas Schulz schulz at adi.com
Mon Feb 16 20:11:23 MST 2015

> Submitted bug 11098. Debug level 5 logs are attached to the bug along
> with the smb.conf file used.
> I am assuming that the problem is with the Wondows 2000 DC because I
> assume that 4.2.0rc4 would not have been made available if it could
> not authenticate against any domain controller.
> For us this is a fatal bug.
> > This problem shows up on both Linux and Solaris. I am going to show
> > the logs from a Fedora 2.6.25-14.fc9.i686 machine.
> > 
> > We are using 'security = domain' with a Windows 2000 domain controller.
> > We are setting 'password server = starfish2' dispite the fact that the
> > documentation says that this in not necessary as we have found it to
> > be necessary. We are setting 'workgroup = adi'.
> > 
> > I installed Samba 4.2.0rc4 in the same location as a previous 4.1.7
> > installation after removing everything in bin, sbin & lib. We are
> > running just nmbd and smbd.

Would the error NT_STATUS_BUFFER_TOO_SMALL be an error returned from the
Domain Controller or is it an error at the Samba end? How about

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at adi.com

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