[Samba] winbind, getent and wbinfo

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Oct 21 13:41:01 GMT 2002

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On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Bub Slug wrote:

> So far so good, until I do "getent group", which returns:
>         root:x:0:root
>         bin:x:1:bin
>         ......
>         bub:x:500:bub
> So my net groups "Domain Admins" and "Domain Users" don't show up when I
> getent group, and there is no other network group that winbind can map to
> gid 10000 when TEST+testuser logs in to the Linux client, and I suspect this
> is why I get the ID message on login (?)
> Once again, I am not using any Windows 9x, NT, 2000 servers, the Linux Samba
> server is the only PDC (and the only DC).

Samba 2.2.x does not support all of the group enumeration RPCs needed for 
supporting a winbindd installation on another Samba box.  Although I will 
propose that you don't need winbindd if you are using a Samba PDC.
There are other means of achieving the same result.

cheers, jerry
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