[Samba] User accounts being blocked

James Crouch jcrouch at decisionanalyst.com
Fri Aug 19 19:02:29 UTC 2016

Here are the bug report pages for the issues I was having that sounds
similar to your issue.


-James Crouch

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 1:45 PM, Ricardo Pardim Claus via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> > Windows has some "features" which can create a lot of fake invalid logon
> > attempts.
> > Windows remembers userids and passwords until logout, and whenever you >
> want to access a protected share, it automatically first tries with
> > stored passwords, before showing a password prompt.
> > If users are using local accounts (for example on their personal
> > notebooks), and have different username or password on the server,
> > Windows will always first try to log in to the server with the local
> > credentials.
> > Also Windows remembers all shares that you ever used (unless you connect
> > always with "net use share /user:xxx * /persistent:no", or you remove
> >them with "net use share /delete"), and Windows tries to access all
> > previously known shares many times, for example each time you open
> Explorer.
> > If you revoke a user the right to access a share, which they previously
> > used, and they do not specifically disconnect from it, Windows will keep
> > trying many times per day to access it.
> > Maybe some users once clicked on "remember password", and later changed
> > the password on the server. Now some of their devices (maybe a
> > smartphone) silently keeps trying with the old password.
> Dear Klaus
> I appreciate the contribution.
> Here the company carried out a work to migrate the Windows Server DC for
> Samba 4. GPO settings are the same as we used in Windows Server.
> The shared network drive mapping is set by a GPO, which used the "/delete
> /yes and persistent:no".
> The doubts are generated precisely because it did not happen with the DC
> MS.
> The authentication credentials in AD are used only on desktops. In other
> devices (tablet / smartphone) do not use credentials.
> I keep looking for a solution to this issue.
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