[Samba] CTDB and locking issues in 4.4.6 (Classic domain)

Alex Crow acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 19:11:12 UTC 2016

On 03/11/16 14:28, Ralph Böhme wrote:
>> Ah, my smb.conf is missing the "ctdb socket" parameter. According to "man
>> smb.conf" this should be set, but I don't remember seeing it on the wiki
>> pages.
> if it's not set, the default is used which works in many cases, but
> not in mine. If the default wasn't working in your setup, you'd
> notice, as clients wouldn't be able to talk to ctdb at all.
> -slow

I can confirm this made no difference. I see the locking working from
windows between the first two servers but *not* the third. This seems to
match what I had with smbclient. Again, could it be that an FS that
passes ping_pong not be able to work in a CTDB cluster?

The developers of my fs (MooseFS) have said that while file flock() is
working perfectly there is still no directory flock. Could that be a


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