[Samba] smbd fails to start after upgrade to version 4.11.6

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jan 30 11:13:04 UTC 2020

On 29/01/2020 22:28, Roy Eastwood via samba wrote:
> Yes.  windbindd starts, but as smbd had failed I had stopped it before running the scripts.   I don't run nmbd (I use wsdd instead).
Just like myself.
> There was no output to the ssh terminal when I ran these three commands, but smbd.log shows:
> [2020/01/29 21:56:02.994213,  1] ../../source3/profile/profile_dummy.c:30(set_profile_level)
>   INFO: Profiling support unavailable in this build.
> [2020/01/29 21:56:03.036706,  0] ../../lib/util/become_daemon.c:136(daemon_ready)
>    daemon_ready: daemon 'smbd' finished starting up and ready to serve connections
> [2020/01/29 21:56:03.543683,  0] ../../source3/smbd/server.c:1241(open_sockets_smbd)
>    open_sockets_smbd: No sockets available to bind to.

This seems to have something to do with your network interfaces.

try commenting out:

      bind interfaces only = yes
      interfaces = lo eth0

This is the main difference between your smb.conf and mine and I can 
confirm adding them to my Rpi, killed smbd.

Next question is why ???????


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