[Samba] macintosh disconnect problem

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jan 2 16:07:36 UTC 2020

On 02/01/2020 15:55, Chad W Seys via samba wrote:
> Hi Andrea,
>> Neither do I.
>> I've skimmed briefly a level 10 log and didn't see anything useful, but
>> I'd need to look better before I state this for sure.
> The preexec / postexec hooks mentioned at
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/478881/275843 work well for this.  I
> see Mac clients disconnecting when they have problems, but haven't yet
> correlated that occurrence to anything suspicous in the log.smbd file yet.
>> However I see smbd crashing on notifications and I'm still investigating
>> why and whether the two things are related.
>> Do you also see crashes?
> I haven't noticed this.  What do you look for to find this?
>> Also when did this start?
>> Did you do some upgrade?
>> Did it work before?
> These questions are hard to answer.  I have the suspicion that there is
> more than one problem going on AND my end users have just lived with it
> for awhile.
> I need to do more testing before I have enough to go on before using
> someone like Rowland's time. :)

My time is free and as I said, smbd shouldn't crash, so please humor me, 
post your smb.conf ;-)


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