[Samba] Is windbindd necessary?

mike at jurney.org mike at jurney.org
Wed Apr 28 12:47:29 GMT 2004

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Matthew J. DiBattista wrote:

> Is it necessary?  I am also confused as to what it does.  If I disable it in
> the smb.conf file, I can not say I see any difference.  I am running 6 XP
> pro clients, MDK 9.2 as the file server.

As far as I know, it is - winbindd is the component that does lookups by

Michael D. Jurney
mike at jurney.org

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