[Samba] [EXTERNAL] Re: SAMBA 4.14.4 now prompts for userid and password after AIX 7.1 to 7.2 Upgrade

Vaughan, Robert J vaughar2 at gdls.com
Mon Dec 5 17:15:39 UTC 2022

On 05/12/2022 15:49, Philip Cunio via samba wrote:
> Is there any further information required?

>Well, you said that the server that wasn't working, had a different 
>version of Samba to the ones that did work, so it was presumed that you 
>had updated the non working machine and that had fixed things.

>I presume the server is still not working. You also posted a smb.conf 
>file, was that the entire '[global]' portion ? If it was, then I am 
>struggling to understand why any of your Samba machines are working, as 
>there were no 'idmap config' lines.


Perhaps he was running an OS-provided Samba package that did not enforce the need for winbind (despite messages logged that it was required for domain members)

I had that situation with both Red Hat and Solaris

Late in 2021 or early 2022 an upgrade of the OS package finally enforced this


Robert Vaughan

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