[Samba] FreeBSD and Winbind

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Thu Feb 8 13:34:51 GMT 2007

On Thursday 08 February 2007 19:15, Rashid N. Achilov wrote:
> Why do you stuck with getent? For getting user and group information you
> can use wbinfo -u and wbinfo -g respectively. For getting group list, which
> belonged some user for, use wbinfo -r <username>. Or wbinfo
> --user-domgroups <SID> to getting list, filled with SID's. For getting user
> information use wbinfo -i

wbinfo talks to winbindd, getent uses the same calls as a normal program to 
fetch the DB so you can isolate where the problem lies.

(ie both are useful)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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