winbind and NT domain not allowinf authentication

David Degouilles david.degouilles at
Tue Nov 20 01:35:04 GMT 2001

Well Done, that's it : 
I needed to uncomment the line for the template shell.
By default it's /bin/bash but commented.
removed the ";" : all went well at the first time.

Thanks a lot.


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Buchan Milne [mailto:bgmilne at]

> What is the value for "template shell" ? The default is set to 
> /bin/false. Also, your "template homedir", which defaults to /home/%D/%U 
> where %D is the domain name and %U is the username. Is your home 
> directory created?
> For more info on winbind on Mandrake (with sample pam config files), see
> Buchan

> >I'm testing winbind to allow NT domain users (my domain is 
> WOKUP) loging in
> >a unix station (hostname : david).
> >
> >At the login prompt, I'm entering my windows users (WOKUP\toto) and my
> >domain password.
> >All I can see is "creating home directory ..." and i'm logged out.

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