Samba In Maintenance After Upgrade To Solaris 11 SRU 11.3.14.6.0 Or Greater With Kerberos Method Option In Smb.conf (Doc ID 2222805.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 11.3 upgraded to 11.3.14.6.0 or greater

Windows / SMB clients mapping a Samba share will not be able to access it

The Samba smbd process core dumps

The samba Service enters maintenance State due to the core dump

STATE STIME FMRI
maintenance 3:45:27 svc:/network/samba:default

pstack output of the smbd core file will display the following

 

Changes

System was upgraded to Solaris 11.3.14.6.0 or greater

Solaris Samba was upgraded from version 3.6.25 to 4.4.5 in Solaris 11.3 SRU 11.3.14.6.0 or greater

Samba 4.4.5 uses its own internal version of Kerberos and not the Solaris system Kerberos.

 

Cause

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