winbind local user behavior

Ralph Böhme slow at
Wed Aug 9 12:39:41 UTC 2017

On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 07:30:51PM -0500, Steve French via samba-technical wrote:
> Before joining an AD domain, I noticed that "wbinfo --all-domains"
> does list the local system as a domain:
> <machine name as default domain>
> Can winbind query local users and builtin users (ala pdbedit -L  or
> pdbedit -L -v) before being joined to AD?   Is winbind supposed to be
> able to be able return info on builtin users - as long as winbindd is
> running (even though not joined to an AD domain).
> I wasn't seeing much when doing "wbinfo -u" etc.
> And commands fail with
> wbinfo --group-info=BUILTIN/Administrators

can you try

wbinfo --group-info="BUILTIN\Administrators" ?

Works here:

[slow at kazak scratch]$ ./bin/wbinfo --group-info="BUILTIN\Administrators"


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