[Samba] winbind and Solaris 9 with AD

Unix Service (ANTS) Unix.Services at ants.co.uk
Sun Jan 25 17:42:33 GMT 2004

have resolved the problem as to why getent and samba authentication via
winbind were not working.
It's really stupid - we were building 64 bit and then copying the 64 bit
winbind nss lib into /usr/lib - doh!. So getent ( 32 bit ) would try and
load a 64 bit winbind nss lib which obviously could not work , and it was
failing silently. Recompiling 32 bit version of library has done the trick
and getent works ok and users do not need unix accounts to access samba

Will post full build procedure tomorrow and am now trying to get the logging
on to the Solaris 9 host using AD account details. Isn't working yet - have
redirected all auth.debug to a file and am getting the following:

Jan 22 22:02:18 ants725 pam_winbind[21561]: [ID 614614 auth.notice] user
'test7' granted acces
Jan 22 22:02:18 ants725 login[21561]: [ID 468494 auth.crit] login account
failure: No account present for user

i.e. the pam authentication is working but then login doen't appear to be
able to find the user's account.

Anyway - will have a play and post back if I get any further.

thanks to everyone who replied to my post - sorry it was such an idiotic
problem in the end.


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