[Samba] Re: ntml_auth --require-membership-of

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Jan 19 18:42:04 GMT 2006

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 10:21 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>Rex Dieter wrote:
>>>Rex Dieter wrote:

>>>>I'm having trouble getting ntml_auth to recognize ActiveDirectory 
>>>>groups that aren't in AD\Users.  In particular, we've a few groups in 
>>>>our department OU that I'd like to be able to use.  If I specify any 
>>>>of our OU-specific groups, using something like:
>>>># ntlm_auth --username=foo --require-membership-of="AD\OUGroup1"
>>>>I get:
>>>>Winbindd lookupname failed to resolve AD\OUGroup1 into a SID!

>>>Turns out using
>>>wbinfo --name-to-sid=OUGroup1

>>So my question is: why can wbinfo resolve the name to a SID, but 
>>ntlm_auth can't?

> Sometimes this is a problem of timing, as ntlm_auth does this when squid
> is starting.

I'm skeptical.  I repeated this on several occasions on several 
different boxes.  ntlm-auth *always* failed the same way when trying to 
resolve Groups not in the top-level AD\Users OU.

-- rex

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