[Samba] [EXTERNAL] Re: SAMBA 4.14.4 now prompts for userid and password after AIX 7.1 to 7.2 Upgrade
phil.cunio at inmar.com
Tue Dec 6 22:51:01 UTC 2022
Corrections to version.
On Tue, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:46 PM Philip Cunio <phil.cunio at inmar.com> wrote:
> I apologize for the miscommunication and incomplete information.
> This is the situation.
> AIX system #1 was running AIX 7.1 with SAMBA 4.10.6. The AIX O/S of that
> system was upgraded to AIX 7.2. The SAMBA version has not changed (4.10.6).
> SAMBA continued to function as expected.
> AIX system #2 was running AIX 7.1 with SAMBA 4.14.4. The AIX O/S of that
> system was upgraded to AIX 7.2. The SAMBA version has not changed (4.14.4).
> SAMBA now requests credentials when an attempt is made to map a drive. The
> following error in the log for the device requesting the drive mapping:
> [2022/11/28 16:48:30.181656,
> failed with [ Miscellaneous failure (see text):Failed to find cifs/
> xxxx at YYYYY.COM(kvno 4) in keytab
> The version of SAMBA is not changed when upgrading the AIX O/S.
> Both systems are stand alone SAMBA servers functioning to provide the
> ability for Windows Client devices to map drives to the AIX system.
> I will review the links provided in the other posts to see if they apply
> to my situation.
> Complete smb.conf for System #1 and #2
> workgroup = ZZZ
> realm = YYYYY.COM
> interfaces = 10.150.129.6
> netbios name = xxxx
> security = ADS
> log file = /var/samba/log/log.%m
> log level = 3 passdb:5 auth:5
> wins server = corp-zzz-dc2.yyyyy.com
> password server = corp-zzz-dc2.yyyyy.com
> socket address = 10.150.129.6
> server min protocol = SMB2
> server signing = mandatory
> create mask = 0666
> follow symlinks = yes
> unix extensions = no
> comment = flat files
> path = /data/unload/flat_files
> read only = No
> wide links = Yes
> comment = Informix group upload
> path = /data/unload/infmx_grp
> read only = No
> On Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 1:56 PM Vaughan, Robert J via samba <
> samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> > I knew you were going to say that, but I am running a Solaris 11 domain
>> member from OS package Samba that reports version 4.13.8 without winbind
>> with several hundred users right now
>> > And same experience on Red Hat 7 and 8 (reported versions a bit
>> different but newer than 4.8)
>> > It complains about no winbind in the logs but yet it works
>> >> If you read here (under the heading 'Samba 4.8.0'):
>> >> It states:
>> >> Domain member setups require winbindd
>> >> Setups with "security = domain" or "security = ads" require a running
>> >> 'winbindd' now. The fallback that smbd directly contacts domain
>> >> controllers is gone.
>> >> So, unless I have understood it wrong, if you are running Samba as a
>> >> Unix domain member, from version 4.8.0 you must run winbind.
>> >> The only way around this that I can think of, is that Samba has been
>> >> patched to allow smbd to work in the old way, where it could contact
>> >> domain controller directly.
>> >> The other possibility is that you are not actually running a Unix
>> >> member, you are running a standalone server.
>> I can only imagine that the OS vendors did the patch you suggest. In fact
>> when I had a ticket open with Oracle about it they did seem to suggest they
>> had done something to keep the fallback working for a while, but could no
>> longer do that
>> Robert Vaughan
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