Using s3's winbind into s4

Sassy Natan sassyn at
Mon Jan 25 14:58:34 MST 2010


I have no problem with using s3 winbind with s4 alpha 8-10.
Can u please send the configuration files?

I did noticed that getent passwd takes some time, but once it is working it
is OK.

Did u test to see if wbinfo -u can list the users?

Are u using s4 with rfc2307 ?

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Matthieu Patou <
mat+Informatique.Samba at <mat%2BInformatique.Samba at>>wrote:

> Hello all
> today I discovered that libnss_winbind has some problem with s4's winbind,
> namely getent passwd didn't return users of the domain, getent group
> neither. A closer look at the code allow to understand that for the password
> entries the problems lies in the fact that we do not handle the case
> more_entries and for the group well it seems that we just have the skeleton
> for the calls.
> I talked with kai and he seems not very enclined to work more on s4's
> winbind as he feels now OK with s3's winbind code and he suggested that s4
> should use this code as well.
> The questions are:
> * is it in the vision for s4 ?
> * if so how should it be ? a separated process (a la samba3), a separated
> thread ?
> * how to include this in the current build system ?
> Cheers.
> Matthieu.

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