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Re: [Samba] init_smb_request: invalid wct number

On Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:06:09 +0200
"L.P.H. van Belle via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hai, 
> Im playing around with my XCP-NG ( open source Xen Server ) and
> *(trying to add the SMB Storage Repo. 
> The samba server is running ... Debian Jessie with samba 4.8.5 
> On the server im seeing in my logs. : 
> [2018/09/28 14:42:43.948555,  0] smbd/process.c:525(init_smb_request)
>   init_smb_request: invalid wct number 55 (size 106)
> [2018/09/28 14:42:44.963470,  0] smbd/process.c:525(init_smb_request)
>   init_smb_request: invalid wct number 66 (size 106)
> The server ( XCP-ng ) cointains samba 4.2.3, there i use the windows
> XCP-ng tool to connect to the samba share. XCP-ng,  Version 7.4.0,
> all i can set here is : \\server\path   and a username\password. 
> My questions. 
> What does the error message above mean, i cant find it with google. 

The information to find where it is coming from is all in the log
fragment above.

you can find it if you read 'source3/smbd/process.c' , specifically

> Did i hit a bug involving smb. ( i noticed some work on smb bugfixes
> on samba technical )

Not sure, I do not write 'C', but I think 'wct' is a contraction of
'word count'. I do wish things like this were either well commented or
not contracted.

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