[Samba] Change in behaviour for the "%U" substitution in 4.10.8?

Christian Naumer cn at brain-biotech.de
Fri Sep 6 10:49:16 UTC 2019

Have you tried running

net cache flush

after you have removed the SERVER lines from you config?


Am 06.09.19 um 12:33 schrieb gac via samba:
> I've now changed the ownership to root, as you suggest.
> I've removed the ACLs from /shares/DOMAIN - they don't need to be there as anyone can enter this directory already so there's no need for them.
> The ACLs on my individual home directory:
> root at server:/shares# getfacl /shares/DOMAIN/username
> getfacl: Removing leading '/' from absolute path names
> # file: shares/DOMAIN/username
> # owner: username
> # group: domain\040users
> user::rwx
> user:www-data:--x
> group::---
> mask::r-x
> other::---
> Still no joy, and the logs are still showing:
> canonicalize_connect_path failed for service username, path /shares/DOMAIN/domain_username
> Thanks for all your advice so far but I still don't believe this is a permissions problem, Samba is trying to access a directory which simply does not exist, and never has existed...
> 6 Sep 2019, 11:19 by samba at lists.samba.org:
>> On 06/09/2019 11:12, gac wrote:
>>> I imagine the numeric UID is my old boss who left the company a few years ago, and by this point his account has been removed, not just disabled. The only thing contained by the DOMAIN directory is a home directory for each user, which is owned by them. So I don't _think_ this is the problem.
>>> The command you suggested returns:
>>> winbind_lookup_rids failed: WBC_ERR_DOMAIN_NOT_FOUND
>>> The ACLs are to allow --x access for the 'www-data' into users home directories for use with Apache+mod_userdir, and then r-x access for their www directory
>> Try changing the ownership of /shares/DOMAIN to root
>> What about the getfacl commands ?
>> Rowland
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