nscd vs. winbind compatibility status

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Oct 30 18:07:17 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 17:07 +0300, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> There is a (strong) recommendation somewhere in the Samba docs to not 
> run winbind and nscd together.
> Is this recommendation still valid for newest versions of Samba? (>= 3.0.26)
> I've experienced an appreciable delay when do "ls -l /home" without 
> nscd. But with nscd running (together with winbind), it works up to 10 
> times faster...

We *may* have tracked all loops with winbindd + nscd, Jerry has put in a
few patches wrt that problem.
AFAIK at this moment we don't know of any loop, but maybe Jerry has
better memory on this.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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