[Samba] FreeBSD and Winbind

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Sat Feb 10 11:04:29 GMT 2007

On Saturday 10 February 2007 13:40, Don McCall wrote:
> Ok, Jay,
> This is a real long shot, but I did run into a similar problem on SLE9 Suse
> Linux system.  Same sort of symptoms, wbinfo would work but getent, etc
> would not. Finally determined that  the ncsd service was interfering with
> the operation of winbind - so it had to be turned off:
>       /etc/rc.d/nscd stop
>       chkconfig nscd off
> After that, it all worked.
> I'm not familar with FreeBSD, don't even know if there IS an nscd service
> on it, but it's the last thing I can think of. Don

By default it's off, unless you have cached_enable="YES" in rc.conf it won't 

You also need to put cache in the nsswitch.conf file, although I've never used 
it :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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