[Samba] Errors for shares since 4.12.0

Andreas Hauffe andreas.hauffe at tu-dresden.de
Tue Mar 10 12:27:13 UTC 2020

We reported this bug to the expensive commercial software enterprises 
:-). I know, it is not a samba problem.

I think your workaround is not possible in our case, since we are/all 
clients live in the SUBDOM and most users are from DOM. So we would need 
to set the default domain to a different domain, which is not possible 
as far as I know.


Am 10.03.20 um 13:17 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
> On 10/03/2020 11:54, Andreas Hauffe via samba wrote:
>> Thanks, I will give that a try.
>> But I need the 'winbind separator = +'. We use some expensive 
>> commercial software (e.g. ANSYS, ABAQUS, ...), which uses shell 
>> scripts to start their software under linux. These scripts are not 
>> able to handle a backslash in the user name. The only solution was to 
>> switch to a "+" character. We reported these issues two years ago.
> Who did you report this problem to ?
> If it was Samba, then I don't think this will get fixed, because there 
> isn't anything to fix.
> If you reported it to your 'expensive commercial software' then bug 
> them again (and again and again.... until they fix their broken software)
> There may be another way around this, add: 'winbind use default domain 
> = yes' and then remove any 'SUBDOM\' from the smb.conf. This will 
> change 'SUBDOM\username' to 'username' (same goes for groups), would 
> this work with your software ? (note, you can only do this with one 
> DOMAIN in smb.conf).
> Rowland

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