[Samba] Account Unknown for users with Samba 3.0.11/14
jojowil at hvcc.edu
Mon Jan 9 14:28:40 GMT 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: <James.Cort at u4eatech.com>
To: "William Jojo" <jojowil at hvcc.edu>
Cc: <James.Cort at u4eatech.com>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Account Unknown for users with Samba 3.0.11/14
> Quoting William Jojo <jojowil at hvcc.edu>:
> > From: James Cort
> >> All the documentation I can find online seems to be geared towards
> >> getting the system up and running properly in the first place with
> >> minimal requirement of understanding of how it all hangs together - if
> >> someone did that in the past and made a mistake, it seems particularly
> >> tough to figure out what they did wrong and, more importantly, how to
> >> fix it without causing downtime.
> >> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> > Well, since this system doesn't have local files can you use
> > This will solve your local user problem (which is what I was driving at
> > :-) ) by pointing to LDAP and making the users appear local.
> I've already got Unix user logons working through LDAP and all the
> relevant configuration in nsswitch:
> cronus james # touch test_JAMES
> cronus james # chown james:u4ea test_JAMES
> cronus james # ls -ail
> total 16
> 166146660 drwxrwxr-x 2 james u4ea 23 Jan 9 08:23 .
> 128 drwxr-xr-x 39 root root 4096 Jan 9 05:46 ..
> 166146661 -rw-rw-r-- 1 james u4ea 0 Jan 9 08:23 test_JAMES
> cronus james # grep james: /etc/passwd
> cronus james #
> Isn't secldapclntd AIX-specific? Everything I can find suggests it is.
> This is Gentoo Linux.
Apologies....I've been working on several other AIX specific issues and
mistakenly thought your's was AIX too... :-|
> > There's also
> > the possbility of WINBIND depending on how you want to approach the
> Ah - now there's a possibility. On the server that works, I can see
> winbind is running. The absence of entries in the LDAP database
> suggests that it's using local files - but I can't find which local
> files it uses.
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