[Samba] Disable winbindd authentication while keep winbindd running

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Tue May 10 06:03:11 GMT 2005

is it a domain member or controller? i guess it's the last thing, so you 
should be fine with "passdb backend ="

that should do the authentication


Buozis, Martynas wrote:
> Hello
> I have samba 3.0.13 running in ADS mode. For some specific reason I want
> to disable winbindd authentication while I want winbindd keep running.
> If I understood right - option "auth methods" would help to do that. But
> I am not sure if this will not break existing services :
> auth methods = guest sam
> All users that authenticate are created locally in /etc/passwd file.
> Can anybody give me advice how to keep winbindd running but for disable
> it usage ? (don't ask why - just give information  ....)
> Thank you in advance !
> Martynas

Michael Gasch
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