winbindd architecture

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Wed Feb 20 14:11:22 GMT 2002

Tim Potter wrote:

>On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 05:33:10PM +0200, Yuval Yeret wrote:
>>what is the communication, if any, between winbindd and nmbd, and why
>>does nmbd have to be running on a machine with winbind enabled for
>Nmbd needs to be running on the local system as there are some lookup
>requests send by winbindd that are sent by Windows NT domain controllers
>to the incorrect port which is a bug in Windows.  Nmbd receives these
>packets and stores them in a database (unexpected.tdb) which winbindd
>reads from.
Hmmm, this does not cause us a problem, but then, now that I think about 
it, we run nmbd on the local system.

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