[Samba] Error while trying to manage file share

Marian Thieme marian.thieme at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 12:31:39 UTC 2019

Here is smb.conf:


Am Mi., 27. Nov. 2019 um 13:25 Uhr schrieb Marian Thieme <
marian.thieme at gmail.com>:

> Hello,
> according to documentation:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_a_Share_Using_Windows_ACLs
> User is required to setup the file share using ms windows (Computer
> Management->Connect to another computer). That I am trying without success.
> When I connect with Windows 7 client I get error message: "Event Viewer
> cannot connect to computer 'SAMDOM.EXAMPLE.COM. The error ported is: The
> RPC server is unavailable."
> When I connect with Windows 10 client I get lengthier but also not helpful
> error message: "Computer xxx cannot be connected. Verify network paht is
> correct, ...."
> The error occurs when clicking to "SystemTools".It still opens System
> Tools and I can also open Shared Folders->Shares. But there are no shares.
> (Except IPC$)
> My Samba File server is joined to our AD domain. I tried with version
> 4.9.1 and with source installation (4.11.2).
> Server side samba logs do not report an error. I am able to map the share
> from Windows. However, I need to configure permissions for Domain Users.
> Which I am unable to do according to the problem.
> Any suggestions ? Do you need entire smb/nmb/winbind logs ?
> In the connection log for the Windows client I see an error when it tries
> to fetch users from database.
> [2019/11/27 13:21:49.244061,  5]
> ../source3/passdb/pdb_tdb.c:600(tdbsam_getsampwnam)
>   pdb_getsampwnam (TDB): error fetching database.
>    Key: USER_root
> Is user root required to be there ?
> Regards,
> Marian

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