winbindd, samba DC, and trusts

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Jan 28 20:04:08 GMT 2008

On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 01:38:33PM -0500, simo wrote:
> Another solution may be to put a signature of some kind in the cifs
> session setup so that smbd can set the winbindd environment safeguard
> and not loop. But Jerry tells me that this has been proposed and refused
> before.
> Ideas on how to better solve this are welcome (possibly without
> requiring gargantuan patches as I'd like to fix this for 3.0.x which is
> in maintenance mode).

Wild idea: If winbind figures out it will talk to its own
smbd, can't you use the LIBSMB_PROG and WINBINDD_OFF
environment variables and fork smbd locally on a socketpair
in inetd mode?

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