[Samba] Module error after Samba update - Resolved?

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Tue Feb 7 23:25:58 UTC 2017

This is really weird. The error below occurred for about 10 minutes 
after the post-update reboot and then went away. As far as I've been 
able to test, the DC in question is functioning normally now.


On 07/02/17 16:07, John Gardeniers via samba wrote:
> I've just done a yum update and a reboot on one of our CentOS 7 DCs, 
> which has taken Samba from sernet-samba-4.5.1-6 to 
> sernet-samba-4.5.5-13. I now notice that the Samba log files contain 
> errors since the update.
> The error message is:
> "../lib/util/modules.c:48(load_module) Error loading module 
> '/usr/lib64/samba/vfs/acl_xattr.so': 
> /usr/lib64/samba/libsmbregistry-samba4.so: version 
> `SAMBA_4.5.5_SERNET_REDHAT_13.EL7' not found (required by 
> /usr/lib64/samba/vfs/acl_xattr.so)"
> Obviously the pre-update dependency checks didn't work correctly. What 
> is the easiest/best way to resolve it. Can I just roll back the Samba 
> version on that box or is something else required? In the meantime, 
> should I shut down that DC to prevent user problems?
> regards,
> John

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