winbindd_idmap.tdb recovery

Michael Steffens michael_steffens at
Thu Feb 7 00:18:06 GMT 2002

Tim Potter wrote:
> > Fortunately, the "-u" and "-g" modes of wbinfo don't attempt
> > to map IDs, but you can be sure to have winbindd busy for at
> > least the next couple of hours...
> Heh.  You can use the 'winbind enum groups' or 'winbind enum users'
> parameters (they are booleans) to disable getpwent/getgrent and
> hopefully avoid big lockups.

So I do. Both set to "No" after wondering why a plain "useradd"
command seemed to hang, then realizing the size the idmap tdb had
grown to, and guessing the reason. That was learning by pain. :-)


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