[Samba] AD users from different AD domains

Trimble, Ronald D Ronald.Trimble at unisys.com
Fri Mar 10 01:09:18 GMT 2006

I second what Don is saying, you most certainly are seeing the same thing we are.  I am in the process of building a new test server to try out a patched version of samba to see if it fixes the problem.  Stay tuned to the bug Don mentioned.

-----Original Message-----
From: samba-bounces+ronald.trimble=unisys.com at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-bounces+ronald.trimble=unisys.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Don Meyer
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 6:50 PM
To: Lionel Déruaz; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] AD users from different AD domains

At 04:29 PM 3/9/2006, Lionel Déruaz wrote:
>i am using samba 3.0.21rc1 (winbind in particular) on RHES server for a
>squid project : to authenticate users or check in they are member of some
>groups on AD W2K servers.
>We have a single AD forest, whith different domains, A & B.
>The group, in domain A, we use for our authentication process contains
>user from the 2 domains A & B.
>While using wbinfo, i cannot succeed to get a positive answer when i
>ask if a user from domain B belongs or not to the group. (but the user
>belongs to this group)
>i would like to know if it is possible to check the membership of a
>user in a group of another AD domain ?
>I hope it is clear enough  :)

This sounds like the same situation that has been 
discussed here a bit in the past week or so.  You 
probably want to follow bug#3530 on https://bugzilla.samba.org.


Don Meyer                                           <dlmeyer at uiuc.edu>
Network Manager, ACES Academic Computing Facility
Technical System Manager, ACES TeleNet System
UIUC College of ACES, Information Technology and Communication Services

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