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

Alex Crow acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Fri Oct 21 09:34:07 UTC 2016

> 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:
> CTDB_SERVICE_WINBIND="sernet-samba-winbindd"
> CTDB_SERVICE_SMB="sernet-samba-smbd"
> I'm wondering if this is what's making the difference?
> Cheers,
> Alex

The above is not what I meant, apologies. In the prod cluster, these lines:


are actually absent. The CTDB_MANAGES_... ones are the same on both setups.


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