[Samba] I have no winbind pipe!

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Fri Jun 16 04:35:04 GMT 2006

> CPU:/# winbindd -i -S -d
> winbindd version 3.0.14a-Debian started.
> Copyright The Samba Team 2000-2004
> ERROR: winbindd is already running. File /var/run/samba/winbindd.pid
> exists and process id 8706 is running.

So winbindd is already running - you'll need to kill it and rerun it in
debug mode to figure out what's happening - but if it's already running
it looks like it's working fine.

So what was the problem with it anyway?  I've never heard of "pinging
winbind" before.


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