Samba4 getent Broken???

Matthieu Patou mat at
Fri Jun 29 21:52:06 MDT 2012

On 06/28/2012 02:14 PM, Scott Jordahl wrote:
> I'm having issues trying to get getent to show domain users/groups. 
> This, consequently, means I cannot see actual user name/groups when 
> doing an "ls -l" on the Samba host (just the assigned idmap number).
> Here is my setup:
> Host: Ubuntu x64 10.04 LTS
> Samba compiled from: samba-4.0.0beta2.tar.gz
> Here is what I have done:
> o Appended "winbind" to the passwd and group entries in nsswitch.conf
> o Copied to /lib and created the symlink 
> /lib/ ->  /lib/
> o Misc: apparmor has been removed
> o ldconfig -v shows " ->"
> When I execute wbinfo with any of the options, it works perfectly and 
> outputs what is expected.
> When I execute getent, I only get a dump of the local users/groups. I 
> also tried: "getent passwd "DOM\user", and it returns an empty string.
> I'm not getting any error messages and nothing is showing up in any of 
> the logs. Am I suppose to include an option with "configure" to enable 
> this function before building Samba?
Can you strace the getent and see if it's talking to the same unix 
socket as wbinfo does ?


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