Weird question of the day: Containers where smbd is in a container and winbindd is outside

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Sep 12 02:04:08 UTC 2017

On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 04:39:35PM -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical wrote:
> Has anyone tried setting up a container situation where winbindd run
> on the host and smbd runs in a container.
> Can you bind-mount the winbindd directory where it keeps its comms
> socket in the container so that smbd in the container can talk to
> winbindd outside the container?

No clue. As in most things, you are a pioneer ! :-) :-).

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