[Samba] issue with long domain names and winbindd_cache

drenning, bruce bdrenni at catholicrelief.org
Wed May 15 10:38:02 GMT 2002

> I just started testing 2.2.4 (with winbind) and am looking 
> for advice on a
> couple of issues.
> 1. This isn't really a winbind issue, just my *nix ignorance...
> our domain name is longer than 8 chars. Therefore, the owner 
> & group of
> every file (ls -l) shows up the same. I have to ls -ln, then grep the
> results of getent group|passwd to look up the desired number. 
> Not the end of
> the world, but definitely a pain. Any way for me to format ls 
> or somehow
> check the owners of a file without going at it this round about way?
> 2. If the .tdb files in /var/cache/samba get corrupted, I 
> assume that all
> file ownership will have to be re-applied to match the new 
> SID-id pairs when
> these tables are re-created. From a backup/restore point of 
> view, will this
> dir stand on it's own? Can I back it up each night & if something goes
> wrong, stop winbindd & drop it back in?
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