Samba package 4.9.x samba smbd not playing with winbind.

Andreas Hasenack andreas at
Mon Dec 3 12:41:23 UTC 2018

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:20 AM Alexander Bokovoy <ab at> wrote:
> > > > And how is it that smbd is solving this problem whithout the range config
> > > > when winbind isn't running? It starts just fine then.
> > > It doesn't get to that point in the code where a connection to winbindd
> > > is excercised.
> >
> > is this maybe the relevant change? Using the presence of a running
> > winbind to make this decision of where to allocate the BUILTIN guests
> > group, instead of settings smb.conf?
> If you consider this a bug, please open a bugzilla and provide logs
> there that demonstrate your configuration and a specific issue that is
> not fixed by mapping BUILTIN\Guests.


The manual mapping does fix it, but to me at least it's not clear why
the presence of a running winbind (and not some config setting in
smb.conf) triggers this need on a standalone server.

winbind could be being used for wins name resolution only, for
example, via

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