[Samba] RE: Winbind on HPUX11, Totally Stuck, Please Help

MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) don.mccall at hp.com
Wed Aug 6 13:26:53 GMT 2003

Hello Dan,
Can you post the passwd line of your nsswitch.conf file?
I am on 11.11, and passwd -r files username
Works just fine for me, with winbind added to my passwd line in the
/etc/nsswitch.conf file...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Nuffer [mailto:dnuffer at center7.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 3:13 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Cc: don_mccall at hp.com
> Subject: [Samba] RE: Winbind on HPUX11, Totally Stuck, Please Help
> I've been trying to find a solution to passwd not working on 
> HPUX 11 with a modified nsswitch.conf.  (Interestingly, using 
> the -r files switch works on Solaris, but not HPUX.)
> The two proposed workarounds I have seen (naming the module 
> ldap and replacing the system one, or creating a wrapper for 
> passwd that fiddles with the nsswitch.conf) aren't acceptable.
> I'm really hoping that HP has fixed this, but I wasn't able 
> to locate an applicable patch on their site.  If anyone knows 
> of one, please point me to it!
> Thanks,
> Dan Nuffer
> MCCALL, DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > This whole problem with the password command not working 
> when winbind 
> > is included as a method in the nsswitch.conf can probably be worked 
> > around by simply using the -r files (or -r nis or -r 
> nisplus) switch.  
> > Take a look at the man page for passwd on HP-UX 11.x  and 
> see if this 
> > won't help you out. Hope this helps,
> > Don
> > 

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