[Samba] Samba 4.8.3 out of memory error

William Ross williamrossmbsw at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 08:14:53 UTC 2018

On 24 July 2018 at 03:59, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-07-17 at 12:09 +0100, William Ross via samba wrote:
>> (then current). Our domain controllers were crashing on 4.8.2 so I
>> upgraded to 4.8.3 as soon as it was released but this has not resolved
>> the issue.
> A change in Samba 4.7 made the LDAP server multi-process.  However if
> you have a lot of LDAP clients, this can consume a lot of memory.
> Samba 4.8 introduced the prefork process modal, which can be enabled
> with samba -M prefork

Changed the samba4 init scripts on all five domain controllers to use
-M prefork as suggested. Have had no crashes since.

Thanks Andrew.

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