Newbie winbindd question

gcarter at gcarter at
Fri Oct 13 20:24:21 GMT 2000

Joseph Obernberger wrote:
> Hi,
>     I'm trying to run samba TNG in domain mode using
> winbindd to grab all the user/group information from a 
> windows NT PDC. I have it compiled OK for Redhat 6.1.
> I've modified the /etc/pam.d/* files to use
> /lib/security/
> and the use_first_pass.
> /etc/nsswitch.conf has
> passwd:     files winbind
> group:      files winbind
> I have added the redhat machine to the domain, and I can get
> the correct output from wbinfo.  wbinfo -u returns all the 
> domain users (DOMAIN+user ...) 
> wbinfo -g returns all the domain groups.
> The only thing that is not happening is the Unix user database
> is not being updated (/etc/passwd, /etc/group).

You mean 'getent group' and 'getent passwd' is not listing 
the domain users/groups?  Did you also install nss_winbind?

Cheers, jerry
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