[Samba] wbinfo -u works, getent passwd doesn't, not nsswitch.conf

Henrik Zagerholm henke at mac.se
Thu Oct 26 17:39:52 GMT 2006


I had a similar problem and the solution was to make sure that the  
libnss_winbind.so was linked correctly.

More details here => http://us3.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO- 


26 okt 2006 kl. 18:31 skrev Barry L. Kline:

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> I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.4 box running on the PPC64  
> platform.
>   It has been configured as a domain member.  I installed RHEL4.4  by
> selecting a minimal install and when completed, manually added the
> "samba" and "samba-common" packages.
> I modified the smb.conf to make it a domain member, successfully  
> joined
> the domain and then started winbind.  A quick test using wbinfo -u &
> wbinfo -g confirms that all is well.
> Next I modifed /etc/nsswitch.conf such that I have the following  
> entries:
> passwd:     files winbind
> shadow:     files
> group:      files winbind
> When I try a "getent passwd" I get only the local users.   Similarly,
> when I try a "getent group" I get only the local groups.
> To try and narrow this down, I fired up a VMWare instance and  
> installed
> on it CentOS 4.4 (a RHEL4 respin) and followed the same steps.
> Everything works as it should, both wbinfo and getent.
> When I browse from a Windows box to the VMWare instance, I get  
> immediate
> access to my "homes" share.   If I browse to the PPC64 instance, I get
> prompted for my username & password.  When entered they are never
> successfully accepted.
> For fun, I wiped the PPC64 machine and reinstalled the OS, this time
> adding "Windows File Server" to the mix.   Following the same  
> procedure
> as before, "getent passwd" now displays entries from winbind, but they
> are all blank...  They look like:  ::0:10001:, with one of these per
> user from the domain.
> Looking over the installed packages list I note that I have two
> "samba-common" packages installed.  One is compiled for ppc, the other
> for ppc64.  Erasing the one compiled for ppc puts me in the same state
> as before -- wbinfo returns domain users and getent doesn't.
> I have even copied /etc/samba/smb.conf  and /etc/nsswitch.conf from  
> the
> working machine to the PPC64 machine, with the same result.
> I'm at a complete standstill here.  Can anyone offer any  
> suggestions as
> to what I'm missing or what I should next check?  This is Samba  
> 3.0.10,
> with Samba configured as a domain member on RHEL 4 PPC64.
> Thanks in advance!
> Barry
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