[Samba] winbind - getent problem

Emmanuel Blindauer samba at mooby.net
Mon Nov 7 11:35:51 GMT 2005

If the login start with a number, il can cause some problems.
linux account must be [a-Z][a-Z0-9]+  
but a number at start seems to be allowed
but getent look at first char to differenciate a login from a uid.
mandriva is patched against that, debian isn't.
for suse I don't know.


Le Jeudi 03 Novembre 2005 14:11, Budai Laszlo a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm trying to authenticate users from AD. I did join the machine to the
> domain, and I'm able to see the users list with wbinfo -u.
> I have the following problem:
> "getent passwd" it givs me the list of all users.
> "getent passwd user"  does not give any answer.
> what could be the problem?
> I'm using SUSE Linux 10. with the packages that came with the distrib.
> Than

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