Has anyone joined a Samba 3.6.x server to a Samba 4.0.x domain controller?

David Mansfield samba at dm.cobite.com
Tue Apr 23 06:46:39 MDT 2013

On 04/23/2013 06:30 AM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 23.04.2013 06:39, schrieb Richard Sharpe:
>> I assume that this works. Can anyone confirm?
> My last domain join was around 4.0.1 DC and 3.6.12 member server - and
> was successfull.
> Am 22.04.2013 23:23, schrieb Richard Sharpe:
>>> One problem though is that group enumeration (by way of getent group) only works for the
>>> first 10 or so seconds that winbind is alive, and then only once. (I use this for my user
>>> provisioning scripts which are currently broken as a result, I plan to have them trawl wbinfo
>>> output for the info they need).
>> OK. Thanks for that. I wonder if it is fixed. I guess I need to test it.
> 'wbinfo -g' works fine. 'wbinfo -u' and 'getent passwd' also. Only
> 'getent group' shows only the local users.
> There's already a bug report about that
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7355

Mine works fine on 3.5.10 from Centos 6. 'getent group' shows all
groups, including non-local groups, with correct membership. DC is
samba-4.0.1 compiled from source.

David Mansfield
Cobite, INC.

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