getent works, but getpwnam fails

Andreas andreas at
Thu Jul 15 16:59:21 GMT 2004

Are you running nscd? You may want to disable it and test again.

On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 10:44:26AM -0500, adp wrote:
> I have an odd problem. For the majority of accounts in AD Winbind works
> fine. However, for a very small minority the user cannot login (user not
> found). To debug this I first ran 'getent passwd | grep username'. This
> indeed returned the username that is not working. I then set 'log level' to
> 3 and restarted Winbind. Watching the log I found that for the user that
> cannot login, Winbind shows:

More information about the samba-technical mailing list