[Samba] Module error after Samba update - Resolved?

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Thu Feb 9 00:49:38 UTC 2017

Hi Vinicius,

A little more info: I repeated the yum update and reboot on the other DC 
and it did the same thing. It threw the same error in the logs for about 
10 minutes and then settled down to behave normally.


On 09/02/17 07:21, John Gardeniers via samba wrote:
> Hi Vinicius,
> I've run the command and it did not report any missing dependencies. 
> I've been checking the logs, both on that DC and on clients that 
> authenticated against it and can see no problems. I'm happy to leave 
> it that. Thanks.
> regards,
> John
> On 09/02/17 03:16, Vinicius Bones Silva via samba wrote:
>> Probably a ld issue. It might have not run in the rpm's post script. 
>> Do a ldd /usr/lib64/samba/libsmbregistry-samba4.so 
>> /usr/lib64/samba/vfs/acl_xattr.so and check if either are reporting 
>> missing dependencies.
>> Em 07/02/2017 21:25, John Gardeniers via samba escreveu:
>>> 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.
>>> regards,
>>> John
>>> 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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