'getent group' only returns a few groups - Solaris 8

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon May 13 05:44:04 GMT 2002

On Sat, 11 May 2002, Travis Freeland wrote:

> In order to get samba 2.2.4 working correctly under solaris (where we 
> rely heavily on NIS unix groups) I had to make a couple of changes to 
> username.c (basically take it back to the 2.0 style unix group checking 
> code .. and take out the winbind group check which was failing because 
> we dont run winbind).
> I'm assuming that those who are testing samba and ok'ing a production 
> release are only testing a winbind implementation?

I've got a moderately sized Solaris site running the Samba 2.2 code
in user mode security (PDC for NT  & 9x).  I've not heard of any 
complaints from them.  All UNIX user accounts are maintained in 
NIS with local smbpasswd files.

What problem did you see?

cheers, jerry
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