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Bug 116786 - Samba-3.0.2-6.3E errata (RHSA-2004:064) drops DFS support
Samba-3.0.2-6.3E errata (RHSA-2004:064) drops DFS support
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
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Reported: 2004-02-25 01:05 EST by Martin C. Messer
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-19 03:23:39 EDT
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Description Martin C. Messer 2004-02-25 01:05:06 EST
Description of problem:

Customer reports, and I've confirmed, that the latest Samba errata
(3.0.2-6.3E) is no longer built with DFS support (--withdfs).
Confirmed by looking at the spec file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Customer can upgrade to 3.0.2-6.3E using the same config file as the
previous version, and DFS ceases to function. Reverting to previous
release brings back DFS functionality.

As this errata was security related, please treat as urgent.
Comment 1 Martin C. Messer 2004-02-26 20:44:12 EST
Any comments?
Comment 2 Jay Fenlason 2004-02-27 09:40:35 EST
I don't see --withdfs in the 3.0.0-14.3E spec file either.  What
version were they running before they upgraded?

Also, can you get a copy of their config file?
Comment 3 Martin C. Messer 2004-03-01 18:27:00 EST
Customer was previously using 3.0.0-14.3E, and attached are the
smb.conf and pertinent log info.
Comment 9 Martin C. Messer 2004-04-19 03:23:39 EDT
Customer did not respond, so I can only assume they compiled a custom
version in the previous release. Closing.
Comment 10 Seth Vidal 2004-07-06 16:29:24 EDT
any reason to not have DFS enabled?

It's been enabled in the later rhl9 releases and I think Fedora Core 1.

Comment 11 Seth Vidal 2004-07-06 16:44:56 EDT
ignore this.
samba 3.0 and above enabled msdfs by default.

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