Winbind using sites-and-services to look up DCs that are nearby ...

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Sep 21 23:15:34 UTC 2017

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:46:59PM -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical wrote:
> Does winbindd currently (perhaps with some configuration) know how to
> be site-aware when looking up DC for translating names, SIDs, etc.
> We have seen one instance where a Samba member server in Western
> Europe was looking up a DC in Sakhalin which was a bit surprising.

winbindd is site-aware. If you're seeing this it's time to
get the debuging shovel out :-).

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