[Samba] Use "wbinfo" to create local user/group, but where is the account ?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jan 6 16:44:06 GMT 2005

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Iap, Singuan wrote:
| wbinfo has several options on managing the local user/group accounts.
| But these accounts seem
|                not system account (/etc/passwd),
|                not smbpasswd managed accounts ,
|                not remote ADS accounts. (via winbindd)
| What are those acccounts for?

The winbind local groups were intended as portabler replacements
for the 'add user script', et. al. params.  But the concept
never really caught on.  The UNIX user and group information
is stored in the winbindd_idmap.tdb on local disk.

Unless people voice a strong objection, this will probably
be filed in the 'good idea that never made it mainstream'
pile of code.

cheers, jerry
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