[Samba] Winbind cache problem after upgrade to 3.0.25b.

Simon Ashford Simon.Ashford at npl.co.uk
Tue Jul 24 10:24:35 GMT 2007

Have just upgraded from 3.0.14a to 3.0.25b.

On starting winbindd it puts the following in /var/log/messages:

  initialize_winbindd_cache: clearing cache and re-creating with version number 1

All the winbind UID/GID mappings are lost and it starts again from
scratch.  Hence all file ownership / ACLs on this samba server become

Anyone else seen this?

Why does it see fit to destroy this important file in such a casual
manner?!  It didn't even bother to make a backup copy.

Thanks in advance for any help...

Simon Ashford.

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