[Samba] User list

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Oct 7 18:47:37 GMT 2005

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John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Friday 07 October 2005 07:32, Scott Mayo wrote:
>> I have a samba server setup with LDAP.  Before I was using LDAP, I could
>> get a list of users and groups with my perl script by using the getgrent
>> and getpwent routines.  I cannot use this anymore, because for some
>> reason, these routines do not see all of my users.  They only see up to
>> a certain point.  If I do a 'getent passwd' from the command line, it
>> only shows up to certain number of users.  The others are there though
>> and they work fine.
>> IE:  I created the user 'johnsonz' as one of my last users.  If I do a
>> 'gentent passwd | grep johnsonz', then I do not see this user anywhere
>> at all, but if I do 'id johnsonz', it shows his information.
>> Anyone have any ideas why this would happen?  Everything seems to be
> Update to a more recent version of nss_ldap. It is available from 
> http://www.padl.com.


Just out of curiousity, what in this post make you think that
an update nss_ldap would solve the problem?  Have you experienced
this bug ?   Just curious.

Off hand I would probably be more apt to point at a corrupted
index in the slapd database.

cheers, jerry
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