I am still blocked by the security-changes made in samba-4.3.8/9.
Here is an overview on my experience:
What was/is still WORKING:
Sambaserver (Ubuntu 11.10) with samba 3.5 works together with:
1. Windows 7 Clients in an NT-Domain
2. Ubuntu 14.04 Clients (samba 4.1.6) using
"smbpasswd -D 10 -r smb01 -U teacher01" for password syncronisation.
BROCKEN on Ubuntu Client 14.04 and 16.04:
After update from samba 4.1.6 to 4.3.9 smbpasswd ... broken with:
Could not connect to machine <remotehost>: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
What is WORKING in MY future network:
Sambaserver updated to 16.04 with samba 4.3.9 and Ubuntu 16.04 clients, then
smbpasswd ... is OK.
this is NOT WORKING in MY future network:
my standard user named "user" without an password (Flag [N ] in LDAP) can not
access then new sambaserver.
that means: no NETLOGON, ..., but "user" can logged in and can even access a
share on an other samba 4.1.6 server.
other users with password, get all shares as expected BUT can not change their
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After Samba upgrade can't access unpassworded windows share
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