[Samba] Winbind on AIX 5.2

Anders Larsson anders at dio.nu
Wed Mar 2 17:55:26 GMT 2005


Ee are using samba/winbind authing agains w2k3 AD native mode
we hade to modify the winbind_nss_aix
so it works with AIX and build a new WINBINDD
and creates the home dir in /home/%D/%U

We have about 900 users on the AIX box authing against AD :)

// Anders

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 05:04:30PM -0600, samba at braingia.org wrote:
> Has anyone had luck getting Winbind from Samba 3.0.11 to compile and 
> authenticate users telnetting (or ssh'ing) into an AIX lpar?  If so, 
> what'd you do?  :)
> I've compiled kerberos and openldap, both installed.  Able to run the 
> configure script for Samba, pointing LDFLAGS and related to the correct 
> location for the openldap libraries.  I've been unable to get Samba 
> compiled correctly when adding --with-pam to the configure script though.
> I've followed the instructions in the Samba docs and placed lines in 
> /usr/lib/security/methods.cfg as well as changing the SYSTEM line in 
> /etc/security/user.  
> wbinfo -u shows the domain users.  wbinfo --authenticate=user%password 
> indicates that the user could be authenticated in the domain.  Still can't 
> telnet into the server.  The syslog says something to the effect of 
> authentication denied for UNKNOWN_USER from <ip>.  
> A pam problem perhaps?  
> The winbindd log has errors such as "Illegal multibyte sequence" too.
> Any hints, pointers, etc from someone who has this working would be 
> appreciated.  I've just about googled everything I could think of at this 
> point.
> The goal is to be able to use active directory to store and manage all 
> user information and not have to do any of that on the lpar itself.
> Thanks for any help.
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