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

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Tue Sep 25 14:41:54 UTC 2018

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 7:20 AM, Alexander Bokovoy via samba-technical
<samba-technical at> wrote:
> On ti, 25 syys 2018, L.P.H. van Belle via samba-technical wrote:
>> @Rowland
>> Now reboot your server.
>> And smbd isnt started anymore at boot.
>> Dont get fooled that it started before..
>> @Alexander
>> Now small comment on :
>> > With 4.9.0 we expanded guest handling to differentiate between anonymous and guest sessions.
>> > This required a proper handling of BUILTIN\Guests and thus is now forces to be able
>> > to have either writable backend or aliases configured properly.
>> >
>> Yes, that is known.
>> And sorry, but in my opinion this is not handled properly.
>> A "stand alone" setup does not require BUILTIN\Guests maybe COMPUTERNAME\Guests
>> S-1-5-32-546 != SID: S-1-5-21domain-514
>> Guests                        Domain Guests
> All is needed is BUILTIN\Guests, not Domain Guests.
> See e8dc55d2b969 and

Yes. The BUILTIN groups should be implemented by all SMB servers these days.

Richard Sharpe

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