[Samba] No Getent

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Aug 25 22:34:59 GMT 2003

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Robert A Wooldridge wrote:

> Using winbind for authentication through PDC.
> Problem: Some users do not get access to the samba share and some do.
> When I do "wbinfo -u"  the users who cannot access show up but when I do
> "getent passwd", they are not there.  What does this mean?

It means that you likely do not have in your /etc/nsswitch.conf:

passwd: files winbind
shadow: files winbind
group: files winbind

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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