Winbind on Samba 2.2.2-pre

Michels, Gustavo [EES/BR] gustavo.michels at
Thu Sep 20 08:01:03 GMT 2001


> > Have you added the 'winbind' entry in /etc/nsswitch.conf? Should be:
> >
> > passwd:       files winbind
> > group:        files winbind
> Done, checked, and double-checked. Even ran strace on "getent passwd"
> as somebody recommended for a similar (same?) problem. 
> Retrieves everything
> from /etc/passwd, loads the winbind libraries, makes a connection, and
> (as far as I could decode it, first time looking at strace) received a
> bunch of zero-data back (and some timeouts..)

> I don't see how the name resolution can be the problem, as it manages
> to connect to the PDC, retrieve the dc for both the server and the
> domain, as well as authenticate users.
> Anyway, did follow your advice, and it didn't help either I'm 
> afraid :(

Well, winbind won't find the DC here using any other name resolution order
than bcast. The wins server is not here, so this may be my problem.

Unfortunately, your setups looks quite correct to me. I don't know anything
else that could help you... :-(


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