samba-4.9.1 fails with ERROR: failed to setup guest info and NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED error

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Issue

After upgrading to samba-4.9.1, samba failed to restart with error messages like:

Nov 09 10:00:00 example.com smbd[13641]: [2018/11/09 10:00:00.000000,  0] ../source3/auth/auth_util.c:1382(make_new_session_info_guest)
Nov 09 10:00:00 example.com smbd[13641]:   create_local_token failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
Nov 09 10:00:00 example.com smbd[13641]: [2018/11/09 10:00:00.000200,  0] ../source3/smbd/server.c:2000(main)
Nov 09 10:00:00 example.com smbd[13641]:   ERROR: failed to setup guest info.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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