Samba-3.0.0 RC's and transitive trusts

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Sep 18 21:01:08 GMT 2003

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 08:49:04AM +1200, Jason Haar wrote:
> One other thing. I don't know how usable winbindd is supposed to be yet, but
> it's not in a usable state on our network. I find that winbindd works for
> 5-15 minutes (once it's loaded fully), but then hangs indefinitely.  i.e.
> "wbinfo -p" works for 5-15 minutes, thereafter never returns. The initial
> debugging upon starting winbindd shows it going off all over our WAN looking
> up what I assume it thinks are domain controllers - but by eyeball I can say
> those boxes aren't or aren't any more. Eventually (after 1-2 minutes) it
> finds working domain controllers and then "wbinfo -p" starts working.
> Perhaps we have some chronic Windows configuration issues on our network,
> but they don't manifest themselves as far as Windows is concerned...

Check what WINS records you have - query using nmblookup. I
bet the WINS db has old records in it.


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