[Samba] turned on log level = 10 . . . no logs

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 30 12:27:41 UTC 2016

On Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:01:05 -0500
Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I have created a second DC and joined it to my first DC. Seemed to go
> well, then not. Now experiencing dns issues. My syslog on first DC
> shows "Failed to connect host 192.168.xx.49
> (22******c8._msdcs.dtshrm.dt) on port 135 -
> NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED." (Which is referencing the second DC
> connection failed.) 
> Now, _please set the dns issue aside for the moment_ as I went to my
> second DC and set log level to "10" to see what is going on and the
> second DC is not generating log files. It did not create
> /var/log/samba/* anything. This after a couple of restarts. I checked
> the "smbd -b" output of DC2 and Samba is set to "LOGFILEBASE:
> /var/log/samba." 
> The second DC is a Ubuntu 16.04.1LTS running Samba 4.3.9 (from repo)
> and bind9.10.3-P4-Ubuntu. 
> Does anyone know how can I get the logs to generate? Is there
> something else I "need to turn on"?

Lets start with the dns entries, go and read this:



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