samba 2.2.7a/LDAP backend problem ... bug ?

Chaz chaz at
Tue Jan 21 17:23:01 GMT 2003

<gnu_is_not_unix at> wrote in message news:3e2d18db36326 at
> Hi !
> Here is my story:
> I have working config. with samba 2.2.7a (compiled from sources),
openldap-2.0.23-4 (rpms) on rh 7.3 (2.4.20 with ext3 patch),
smbldap-tools-0.7-2. (First server is a LDAP server, second - PDC (samba
with ldap), third - (samba joined to domain with ldap support switched on)).
> The problem:
> when i try to add user from domain to locaL nt/w2k group, in place where
username should be displayed i have number with "\" before it. For ex:
"\S-1-5-21-13333......" - it looks like "winbind separator". I have disabled
the winbind features in ./configure --disable-winbind ..., i have no options
about winbind in my smb.conf.
> No errors in samba-log.
> greetz


If you have a large amount of users, windows clients will download all the
users before displaying the correct name, and this can take some time.



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