[Samba] getent and wbinfo not returning expected results?
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Fri Sep 16 21:01:40 GMT 2005
On Friday 16 September 2005 14:40, Mike Partyka wrote:
> On Sep 16, 2005, at 2:57 PM, John H Terpstra wrote:
> >>> Did you rename the libnss_winbind.so.2 file to nss_winbind.so.1?
> >> No, i did not see that step in any of the documentation i have used.
> > For months I asked for review and feedback from Samba mailing list
> > users. All
> > feedback that I received was adopted. Samba is user supported
> > software. The
> > more people who provide documentation feedback, the better to
> > documentation
> > becomes.
> I was not active in this mailing list at that time but don't mean
> that to be an excuse, i will do better going forward.
> > The system accounts will use values of 500-1000, user acconts
> > always above
> > 999. i.e.: starting at 1000.
> > Remove the winbind*tdb files and restart winbindd.
> I adjusted this range up much higher (1000000-5000000)
Suggest you consider 500-40000000 so that all RIDs can be accomodated.
> I then deleted these files as John recommended and the restarted
> winbind and smb.
> Amazingly, now "getent passwd" returns the local user list with the
> domain users appended to it, W00T!
> PS-The community effort that many people put into the lists as far as
> helping other users is always impressive to me and it's really
> something to admire but this afternoon topped all when i got a long
> distance call from John Terpstra, whose book i have sitting on my
> desk at home, and who wrote the Samba documentation that many of us
> use so frequently, the experience I have to say was a little intense.
I hope not too intense! :-)
> 60 seconds into the call John stated rather than asked, "Your really
> new to Samba aren't you?", I can only laugh when thinking about it.
There is nothing wrong with being new to Samba - in fact, there ought to be
more if it. ;-)
- John T.
> John, Doug, Thanks for your help!
> > - John T.
> Mike Partyka
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