[Samba] Winbind cache problem after upgrade to 3.0.25b.
roamdad at sonic.net
Tue Jul 24 15:38:58 GMT 2007
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Simon Ashford wrote:
> 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.
It's just a cache. Temporary high speed storage of lookups. By
default, the data in the cache only lives for 300 seconds before winbind
queries the server (again) for current mappings.
If you're losing mappings or generating different mappings on a restart,
something else is wrong. Not enough info here to make even an educated
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