[Samba] Samba Winbind wbinfo -u fails with "Error looking up domainusers"

Thomas Limoncelli limoncelli at web.de
Wed Mar 22 14:58:14 GMT 2006

Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
>>After functioning correctly for more than 6 months suddenly
>>Samba died : the users and usergroups are not recognized
>>anymore. Restarting the Windows 2000 ADS (mixed mode) server
>>and/or the Debian Samba server does not help. I even re-added the
>>server to the domain: 
>>net rpc join -U Administrator reports a sucessful join.
>>Active Directory shows the Debian server's computer account wbinfo -t
>>reports sucess wbinfo -g reports BuiltIn groups only
>>wbinfo -u reports ""Error looking up domain users"

Try to:

- stop winbindd
- remove the winbindd_cache.tdb file
- start winbindd again.

If it doesn't help:
- what samba version are you running?
- what errors do you see in the log.winbindd and log.wb* log files?


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