[Samba] Not enough storage space error

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Aug 3 02:39:35 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-08-02 at 21:09 +0530, Anantha Raghava via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> We are using Samba AD DC (Version 4.6.5) on CentOS 7.3. We have two 
> servers with BIND9 DNS and all are working just fine.
> Today, when we attempted to move couple of users from one OU to
> another, 
> Windows RSAT reported /*"Windows cannot move object. Ther*//*e
> *//*is 
> not enough storage space*//*"*/. 

I wouldn't take the error string literally.  There are too many layers
of mapping going on.  LDAP does not contain such an error, so think of
it as a bad translation. 

> Our servers have 300 GB Storage more 
> that 270GB is free on the storage. At the moment we have added about 
> 1000 users and about 450 computers into domain. Overall, we will add 
> about 7500 users and equal no of computers to domain. I also noticed 
> that RSAT lost the connection to domain all of a sudden. However,
> when I 
> restarted the samba-ad-dc service, it reconnected. I am able to add
> new 
> computers and new users into domain. But moving the user from one OU
> to 
> another is throwing above error.
> I believe the DB is a 32 bit one and should support upto 4 GB. When
>> checked in /usr/local/samba/private folder the size of smb.ldb file
> is 
> about 4.1 MB and rest of the ldb and tdb files are around 1 MB in
> size.
> Now, how do I correctly check the current DB size? Is the above error
>> strange behaviour? How do we fix the above error?

Turn up the logging on the AD DC and see what the real error and error
string is. 


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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