[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#575951: Bug#575951: samba: Samba 3.2.5 won't authenticate to Win2008R2 DC.

David Mitchell mitchell at ucar.edu
Mon Apr 5 15:55:02 UTC 2010

Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting David Mitchell (mitchell at ucar.edu):
>> Package: samba
>> Version: 2:3.2.5-4lenny9
>> Severity: important
>> The Debian stable version of Samba is unable to authenticate to w2k8r2
>> in some cases. This is fixed in the upstream Samba as of version 3.4. The
>> patch applies easily to Samba 3.2.5. I understand that only security-related
>> fixes are normally applied to stable, but this seems like an easy patch
>> to apply for a bug which is likely to hit an increasing number of people as
>> organizations upgrade from w2k3 to w2k8.
>> Here's a link to the upstream bug:
>> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6697
>> And the relevant patch:
>> https://bugzilla.samba.org/attachment.cgi?id=4658
> Hello David,
> Thanks for your patience..:-)
> Would you mind trying the packages from
> http://people.debian.org/~bubulle/packages/samba-debug-lenny/?
> They're exactly Lenny packages plus the above patch.
> If that fixes your problem, I'll upload them to
> stable-proposed-updates.

I installed the .deb's and have confirmed that I can authenticate to
both my new w2k8 servers as well as an old w2k3 server as well. Thanks
for packaging that up for me!

-David Mitchell


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