[Samba] winbindd_create_user: Refusing to create user that already exists

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 04:52:20 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 09:55 +1200, Scouser wrote:
> Thanks Jerry
> Unfortunately that is no help ;-(
> If I create the user on the host then they can map the drive no problem
> without having to authenicate (provided they are logged in to the
> trusted domain)
> However if they do not have an account on the box they can't map the
> drive and the logs show this 'Refusing to create user....' message.
> This is driving me crazy!
> I am using samba v3.0.4 and the trusted domain is an NT4 domain.

That's a very old version of Samba.

> $ cat nsswitch.conf
>     passwd: files winbind
>     shadow: files winbind
>     group: files winbind
>     hosts: files wins

is libnss_winbind correctly in place?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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