[Samba] Problem with Winbind on Solaris for Samba 3.0.21rc2.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Dec 14 13:08:03 GMT 2005

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On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Security Officer wrote:

> Hello again, I have been testing Samba 3.0.21rc2 with Windows ADS support
> on SPARC/Solaris 8 and 9 and am experiencing problems with winbind for 
> nsswitch.
> Firstly, can anyone confirm this configuration this works at all?

Yes.  I test on Solaris 9.

> Secondly, how did you get it to work?
> I am aware of various difficulties with winbind/nsswitch on Solaris and 
> I thought I had done everything necessary to solve that.
> My specific problem is that Samba seems to work as expected when 
> winbind/nsswitch is enabled but there is a side effect where any new SSH 
> sessions are disconnected after a couple of minutes by the server. Here 
> is an example from log file:
> |Dec  5 12:51:07 numbat sshd[7356]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Accepted publickey for mewtwo from port 34809 ssh2
> |Dec  5 12:53:02 numbat sshd[7356]: [ID 800047 auth.crit] fatal: Timeout before authentication for

Sun's ssh or OpenSSH ?

> I am using a very basic smb.conf file too:
> # Samba config file.
> [global]
>          workgroup = PERTH
>          realm = PERTH.LOCALDOMAIN
>          security = ADS
>          encrypt passwords = yes
>          client use spnego = yes
>          winbind cache time = 10
>          winbind enum users = yes
>          winbind enum groups = yes

Try turning these 2 parameters off.

cheers, jerry
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