[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#909465: Similiar issue when upgrading samba - fixed by mapping BUILTIN\Guests to nobody group

Bernhard Schmidt berni at debian.org
Tue Nov 13 16:29:30 GMT 2018

Control: notfound -1 2:4.9.1+nmu-1~deb9
Control: found -1 2:4.9.1+dfsg-2
Control: tags -1 - d-i
Control: severity -1 important
Control: retitle -1 smbd fails to start in 2:4.9.1+dfsg-2, "failed to setup guest info."

On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 09:48:51AM +0100, Javier Fernandez-Sanguino wrote:

Dear Javier,

> Yesterday I upgraded to samba (from 2:4.8.5+dfsg-1 to 2:4.9.1+dfsg-2)
> and had a similar issue, after the upgrade samba would not start,
> breaking the 'apt-get dist-upgrade' at the end. To fix it I had to run
> 'net -s /dev/null groupmap add sid=S-1-5-32-546 unixgroup=nobody
> type=builtin' and restart the smbd service.

Thanks!!! I've been scratching my head about this.

I'm changing the version tracking and description to properly fit the
symptoms/versions in Debian.


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