Still problems with 3.0.9 and AD WAS::Re: [Samba] Problem with lowercase Computernames in winbind samba 3.0.8

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Nov 26 04:14:39 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 14:59 +0100, Hansjoerg Maurer wrote:
> Hi
> I reported a problem with samba as a AD-memberserver two weeks ago.
> If you acess a share with a W2k client (rmts1) the
> following message appears
>  Username NTROBOTIC\rmts1$ is invalid on this system

> I get the unix-users from NIS.
> Do I need winbind (I am running it, and wbinfo -g/u works)?
> Do I need to adjust nsswitch.conf in order to get the machines appear in 
> getent passwd
> (I tried it, it works, but it does not solve the problem above and it 
> duplicates usernames (nis+winbindd))

You must either add all your machines to NIS, or use only winbind.

Yes, machines can, do and will log in, and they expect this to work.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at>
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