[Samba] RE: Winbind on HPUX11, Totally Stuck, Please Help
mroper at westcoastdhb.org.nz
Fri Jan 31 03:54:01 GMT 2003
I'm forgetting about the password one at the moment, thanks for all your
I still don't have a clue how to solve my main problem. I'm assuming that
its not actually winbind related now, as I've recently tried pam_smb and get
the same basic problem.
Basically, when I log into the UNIX box, the username/password of a NT user
is being authenticated, but doesn't actually log in. It doesn't get past
the password line. I know it accepts the password. Its almost as if it
can't find the shell. But the template variable is set within the smb.conf
file. Permissions are fine. I have exactly the same problem with the
If there is any further information I can send let me know.
From: MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) [mailto:don_mccall at hp.com]
Sent: Friday, 31 January 2003 07:06 a.m.
To: STEFFENS,MICHAEL (HP-Germany,ex1); Ronan Waide
Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'; Esh, Andrew; Miles Roper;
'samba-technical at lists.samba.org'; 'Richard Sharpe'
Subject: RE: [Samba] RE: Winbind on HPUX11, Totally Stuck, Please Help
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
Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Steffens [mailto:michael.steffens at hp.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 11:52
> To: Ronan Waide
> Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'; Esh, Andrew; Miles Roper;
> 'samba-technical at lists.samba.org'; 'Richard Sharpe'
> Subject: Re: [Samba] RE: Winbind on HPUX11, Totally Stuck, Please Help
> Ronan Waide wrote:
> > On January 28, Andrew_Esh at adaptec.com said:
> >>I don't have HPUX, so I don't know what to suggest for
> that. I just know
> >>getent won't work without winbindd in nsswitch.conf on Linux.
> > I think the point that was being made is that NSS support
> on HPUX only
> > supports a few known types, of which one is LDAP. The discussion was
> > basically about faking out the system so that what it thinks is LDAP
> > is actually winbind.
> Yep. It's a HP-UX specific workaround. Please ignore it
> everywhere else.
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