winbindd on PDC

Alexander Bokovoy ab at
Mon May 26 19:03:38 GMT 2008

Added #5489 to Samba bugzilla to track status of this bug.

2008/5/26 Alexander Bokovoy <ab at>:
> 2008/5/26 simo <idra at>:
>> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 20:46 +0400, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>>> I'm reading through winbindd code. When we are PDC and want to run
>>> winbindd on the same machine to be able, for example, to run Squid
>>> with ntlm_auth helper, how to setup winbindd so that it actually
>>> works?
>>> >From the code in winbindd_misc.c and winbindd_cm.c I see that we
>>> intentionally mark our own (internal) domain as offline so that
>>> winbind's child wouldn't get into loop with main winbindd. However,
>>> this means that it is unable to serve any requests that rely to this
>>> child's domain (our own domain)  that require connection to netlogon
>>> share and  wbinfo -t, wbinfo -a don't work, reporting
>>> NT_STATUS_NO_LOGON_SERVERS from init_dc_connection() (because
>>> domain->online is false there).
>>> What am I missing here? Is it at all possible to have samba/squid on
>>> one box that serves as PDC?
>> Alexander,
>> what samba version is this ?
>> We did quite some work to fix exactly this problem after 3.0.28
> As John said, it is 3.0.29. In fact, in my case it is 3-0-test.

/ Alexander Bokovoy

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