[Samba] Windows clients require reboot once a day in order to access mapped drives

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Apr 18 18:09:26 UTC 2019

On Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:49:28 -0700
Mason Schmitt via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I hope someone has seen this before and knows what's going on.  Given
> the time delay between the problem recurring, I'm guessing the issue
> lies with Kerberos, but I'm not sure how to verify that or how to
> resolve the issue. If you need more info, please let me know.
> Problem:
> Each morning, windows users are not able to access their mapped
> drives. Once they reboot their computers, they are fine for another
> day.

> smb.conf on file server
> ----------------------------------
> [global]
> kerberos method = system keytab
> workgroup = REALM
> security = ads

Provided that 'REALM' is really 'DOMAIN' (a single word, 15 characters
or less, without a dot), the only thing I would do is to remove the
'kerberos method' line


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