[Samba] Re: Using Winbindd in nsswitch.conf

Jonathan Johnson jon at sutinen.com
Tue Jan 28 23:02:35 GMT 2003

To restate the question: should the line in nsswitch.conf have 'wins',
'winbind', or 'winbindd'?? Assume that everything else is correctly
configured, the syntax is all I want to know.


On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Chris de Vidal wrote:
> --- Jonathan Johnson <jon at sutinen.com> wrote:
> > I've a question regarding using WINS for resolving
> > names while on the unix box
> > hosts:      files wins nisplus nis dns
> > hosts:      files winbind nisplus nis dns
> > hosts:      files winbindd nisplus nis dns
> > 
> > Which is correct? (I'm not using nis, so I guess
> > those could be removed but
> > they aren't hurting anything by being there.)
> winbind; nisplus and nis can indeed be removed if not
> used.
> Sometimes there is no link called
> /lib/libnss_winbind.so.2
> created, which links to
> /lib/libnss_winbind.so
> so you might need to create one.

Thanks for this tip; I'll watch out for that.

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