winbind and groups

Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima tony at
Tue Nov 20 20:08:02 GMT 2001

On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Kevin wrote:

> I've got Samba 2.2.2 and winbind up and running fine
> between a TurboLinux server and an NT 4.0 PDC.  I can
> "chown" files on the linux box fine using "$chown
> DOMAIN+username filename" but when i try to change an
> objects group using "$chgrp DOMAIN+groupname filename"
> i get errors stating that it is an invalid group name.
> What's the deal here?  None of my group names are using
> spaces.  "chown" works great for all DOMAIN users but
> "chgrp" will not work for any groups at all.

Do you have winbindd listed agains groups in /etc/nsswitch.conf ie:
~$ grep ' winb' /etc/nsswitch.conf
passwd:     files winbind
group:      files winbind

Yours Tony.

 * "The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the 
 * same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
 * --Albert Einstein

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