[Samba] winbind without localuser account

Geoffrey Scott geoffs at guestshire.com
Thu Jan 12 04:54:21 GMT 2006

Paul Matthews wrote:
> i have try is with the ssh pam module as well and it just rejects me
> username, would it have something to do with the users not having
> home directories and shells? how can i make them automatically be
> added when a new user logins in?   
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+paul.matthews=cathedral.qld.edu.au at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+paul.matthews=cathedral.qld.edu.au at lists.samba.org
> ]On Behalf Of Paul Matthews
> Sent: Thursday, 12 January 2006 1:28
> To: Samba Lists
> Subject: RE: [Samba] winbind without localuser account
> this is the how-to i followed to get to where i am.
> http://www.yourhowto.org/content/view/31/9/

This howto doesn't mention editing /etc/nsswitch.conf. try editing it like
so :

passwd:         files winbind
group:          files winbind
shadow:         files winbind

Have a read of the chapters that I mentioned to you before:


Regards Geoff Scott

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