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

Alex Crow acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Fri Oct 21 09:30:46 UTC 2016

>> You don't have smbd/smbstatus installed from a package in /usr/ and the
>> other left over in /usr/local/, or similar?  In that case, they could
>> be getting their configurations from different places...
>> peace & happiness,
>> martin
> Hi Martin,
> No, nothing like that. Installing the Sernet packages obsoletes the
> distro ones.
> FYI:
> # smbstatus -V
> Version 4.4.6-SerNet-RedHat-31.el7
> # smbd -V
> Version 4.4.6-SerNet-RedHat-31.el7
> # find /usr -name smbd
> /usr/sbin/smbd
> # find /usr -name smbstatus
> /usr/bin/smbstatus
> Thanks very much,
> Alex
> --

Interestingly I have a setup here for testing for rollout of S4 AD. The 
file servers are in an AD domain and are running Sernet 4.4.5, so one 
version older than production. I have tested the locking on these and it 
works. The only difference I can find that in prod, 
/etc/default/sernet-samba-ctdb contains these lines:


Whereas in the test environment they are:

I'm wondering if this is what's making the difference?



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