[Samba] 2.2.5 upgrade bug report - winbindd and password servers

WEBSTER, Greg GWEBSTER at ahbl.ca
Thu Jun 20 11:39:05 GMT 2002

Boy this was a big scary headache! As well, I really wish the samba upgrade
didn't wipe my changes to /etc/pam.d/samba and /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb (back
them up instead, please).

	Upgrading Samba from 2.2.4 to 2.2.5. Samba is using winbindd for


	Under 2.2.4, smb.conf originally contained a password server
specified by 
	IP address:
        password server =

	After the upgrade to 2.2.5 authentication was failing... 
	'/usr/sbin/winbindd -d 3 -i' showed the following:
        Could not look up dc's for domain AHBLNT1
        Could not open a connection to AHBLNT1 for \PIPE\lsarpc

	Under 2.2.5, solve this by giving the machine name in the 'password 
	server' line or use an asterisk (untested with asterisk):
        password server = iman

Greg Webster
Systems Administrator    
Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang
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