CTDB fails to start due to a difference in ctdb config file syntax across SAMBA versions 4.4 and 4.10

Solution In Progress - Updated -


After upgrading one node's samba version in a clustered environment, the ctdb service fails to start due to incompatibility between samba versions.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • CTDB
  • Samba
  • High Availability

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content