[Samba] initialise groups winbind making samba useless

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Oct 31 23:59:11 GMT 2002

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On 31 Oct 2002, Edward Mann wrote:

> I have posted with this error/bug before, so now i am back at it again.
> I am having a problem with samba, winbindd and groups. If a users is in
> a large number of groups i get the following error when they try to
> connect to the samba server
> Oct 31 18:00:44 localhost smbd[11086]: [2002/10/31 18:00:44, 0]
> smbd/sec_ctx.c:initialise_groups(244) 
> Oct 31 18:00:44 localhost smbd[11086]:   Unable to initgroups. Error was
> Operation not permitted 
> What other info do you need to help fix this problem. Even if someone
> would write me back and tell me that i'm totally screwed, that would be
> better than nothing.
> I will say that this is the first time that i have posted a question to
> the net and no one could respond to it. Is this something that only i am
> having problems with?

Isn't there a limit of 32 secondary rgoups under linux 2.4 ?
Trying to remember exactly...

cheers, jerry
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