winbindd: Domain password server not available.
Winston_Nimchan at trinsys.com
Fri Oct 12 05:51:04 GMT 2001
Followed the instructions and every thing looks like its going thru ok.
But when i use the getent passwd, I'm only seeing users on my samba box,
no domain users.
what parameters should i use to compile samba and how should I go about
From: Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima [mailto:tony at cantech.net.au]
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 9:30 PM
To: Winston Nimchan
Cc: Andreas Schuldei; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: winbindd: Domain password server not available.
On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Winston Nimchan wrote:
> I got the 2_2 source and compiled on RH 7.0. Can't seem to get winbind
> to work. I followed the sample in the winbindd man page, but couldn't
> find the samedit program referenced in that document to add my samba
> to the domain. So I went ahead and used smbpasswd to sucessfully add
> myself to the domain.
The documentation is slighly out of sync with the real implementation.
I think this is because the winbindd in 2.2 is a backport of the real
Read: http://thor.cantech.net.au/~tony/samba/winbindd.8.html You should
some minor differences.
Essentially it boils down to:
smbpasswd -j DOMAIN -r PDC -U
Not the samedit stuff.
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