Getent Group failing With Winbind

Adam Read read_a at
Thu Sep 20 10:08:01 GMT 2001

Nope, group: files winbind, as I don't have nisplus or nis.
Setup is correct, as I can get users and groups(see problem)
Adam Read
IT, Univera Healthcare WNY

>>> <jtrostel at> 09/20 12:32 PM >>>
Do you have
        group: files nisplus winbind

in your /etc/nssswitch.conf?

It worked once I made that change.

On 20-Sep-2001 Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Adam Read wrote:
>> HSMC being a trusted domain
>> Do I need to do anything special to lookup groups in a trusted domain?
>> This is a showstopper, and I do not want to go back to everyone printing as
>> "nobody"
> Does "allow trusted domain" default to on or off?  Hmm....
> Can the server resolve the DC of the trusted domain?
> cheers, jerry
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