[Samba] unrecognized pam_winbind/gdm error.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 10 22:47:07 GMT 2005

On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 02:56:21PM -0500, Matt Sellers wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have successfully setup winbind with clients pointing to a central ldap
> server, and have had great results for ssh service logins, however i get
> wierd problems with gdm login attempts after winbind has been running for a
> while.
> Oct 10 14:45:26 ctilinux6 pam_winbind[2398]: request failed, but PAM error
> 0!
> Oct 10 14:45:26 ctilinux6 pam_winbind[2398]: internal module error (retval =
> 3, user = `mahmed')
> Oct 10 14:45:29 ctilinux6 gdm-binary[2398]: Couldn't authenticate user
> This error can be resolved by restarting winbind, thus allowing users to
> login again. Ive setup a cron job to do this every few hours but I want to
> find the root of the problem...
> many thanks to to developers and supporters of the samba project, im
> documenting all my setup notes / issues and am going to post them to a
> website soon....

What version of Samba ? That would help with narrowing down any winbindd



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