[Samba] bug or "feature" ?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Jul 29 10:34:44 GMT 2002

On Sun, 28 Jul 2002, Yura Pismerov wrote:

> 	I'm not sure if this is normal or not. I run Samba 2.2.5 with LDAP on
> RH Linux 7.2.
> The thing is, it only works correctly when nscd is running. Otherwise it
> can't getpwnam
> and fails with no uid error. Interesting thing, there is no such effect
> on Debian Linux. Weird...
> pdb_ldap.c:
>      sys_user = sys_getpwnam(username);
>         if (sys_user == NULL) {
>                 DEBUG (2,("init_sam_from_ldap: User [%s] does not ave a
> uid!\n", username))

Sounds like and iss between your nss_xxx.so libraries and nscd.
Are you using nss_ldap?  If so, are you using the latest version from 

cheers, jerry
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