[Samba] BUILTIN groups mapping via winbind!!
c_kitu at yahoo.co.in
Fri Nov 2 05:58:55 GMT 2007
Ok, i got an idea, thanks a lot for putting your time in this and
helping me out. :)
> Kaustubh Chaudhari wrote:
>> Hi Herman.
>> This is really a helpful information, but i am not able to understand
>> why in built group we cant see a mapping for a normal user, as if we
>> look Builtin is also a OU and we have some Builtin users and groups
>> in it.
>> If i create a OU and groups or users in it than i can see all those
>> but just not with Buitin.
>> Feel free to correct me, if you find i am wrong.
>> Thanks for your interest in this.
> Well, I have found that Winbind can get confused when you do things in
> ADS that you should not do - for example cross linked users and groups
> after you dragged records around. WinXP clients may still work, but
> the only way to fix Winbind is to delete the offending records in
> ADS. The problem is that how you are supposed to find the offending
> records is impossible to say. Sometimes you can fix it by trying to
> remember when it last worked and deleting everything that was changed
> since. Sometimes, the only way to fix things is to give up and
> re-install ADS.
> Sooo, try to roll back till you get to a working situation, then make
> your changes very carefully and with frequent backups. I run ADS on
> VMware and take a snapshot before every change I make to it, so I can
> roll back without too much hassle as soon as things stop working.
> Unfortunately, Winbind is still immature and not as robust as one may
> like it to be.
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