[Samba] Memory leak samba 4.4.5 and authentications errors

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Mar 13 09:57:25 UTC 2017

Am 13.03.2017 um 10:47 schrieb Trenta sis via samba:
> We are using samba 4.4.5, and we detected two issue, and we are not sure if
> both errors are related...
> 1) memory leak
> I have detected that It seems that samba 4.4.5 (AD mode) has a memory leak,
> because after some time memory usage is very high, for example with an
> environment with 150 users  and Samba server with 2GB RAM after 222 days
> up, is using swap, and memory is increasing continuously...
> I have searched in changelog of samba 4.4.10 but any clear information
> about memory leaks, and before to upgrade we like to ensure if this is
> solved or not...

you sould in general update because 4.4.5 to 4.4.10 is just a BUGFIX 
update with no feature changes - at least in case your are building your 
own binaries and your 4.4.5 is not from a distribution which backports 
improtant fixes

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