[Samba] Problem after update version 4.15.0

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Sep 29 09:59:11 UTC 2021

On Wed, 2021-09-29 at 11:48 +0200, Rainer Meier via samba wrote:
> Hi Louis
> On 29.09.2021 11:32, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> > "or authentication information" ...
> > 
> > So, im thinking, these older pc's what used in samba in the low
> > samba version
> > And the encryptions how its saved maybe.. Like DES/3DES/AES
> > Lots of problems i see ( in other forum and mailing lists ) involve
> > encryptions.
> I was thinking into same direction and hence I played also with max 
> protocol and client max protocol entries as well as signing 
> configuration parameters.

They have been removed from 4.15.0

> If anyone is able to tell me how I could dump the actual password
> hash 
> of a working and non-working node we might get a bit more detail.
> Weird thing is that in the link you provided 
> (<https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=270003>;) the report
> states 
> even re-joining the machine do the domain did not help. I didn't 
> actually try this as I did not want to lose my test system showing
> the 
> issue.
> The problem might be related also to the age of client. Keeping in
> mind 
> my test machine was upgraded from Windows 10 1903 or similar and
> running 
> 21H1 now. On the other hand the machine which is working fine was
> also 
> upgraded to 21H1 recently but was joined only after 21H1 was
> installed 
> already. The other one was joined using a previous release for sure.
> I really think there is a problem in Samba 4.15 which should be
> resolved 
> as the only component which is changing is Samba and it suddenly
> starts 
> to deny the computer account. Unless there is a reason clearly 
> indicating an issue on client side it looks like Samba is
> misbehaving.
> I will also watch the linked arch linux topic.

I have seen a few reports about 4.15.0 since it was released, one where
a standalone server would not even start.
Now this all could be coincidental, but it needs researching.


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