[Samba] Re: No Getent

C.Lee Taylor leet at leenx.co.za
Tue Aug 26 13:35:23 GMT 2003

>>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

	Does one really need the "shadow: files winbind"?  From the Samba HOWTO, it states only passwd and group need winbind.

	Also, you might not have any more info for why getent does not displace the users from AD domain?


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