[Samba] wbinfo -u and -g work, getent passwd works, getent group DOES NOT WORK

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Sat Aug 2 06:13:00 GMT 2008

Hallo, Jeff,

Du (Jeff.LePage) meintest am 01.08.08:

> I'm trying to get some Ubuntu8.04 clients to authenticate to an
> Ubuntu8.04 Samba domain controller.  Everyone is running Samba
> 3.0.28a.


> My domain is called ORA and I've set up some test users,etc.  See the
> output of wbinfo and getent below.  Following the output of wbinfo is
> my smb.conf's for the server and client.

> When my domain users login everything works except that there's no
> group name, only a gid. in the log.winbind I get this:

> [2008/08/01 22:11:26, 1] nsswitch/winbindd_group.c:fill_grent_mem(365
> )   could not lookup membership for group sid
> S-1-5-21-2023487214-2483299788-1506694197-1009 in domain ORA (error:

Do you really need winbind?

My LANs (Linux Samba server 3.0.3x, Windows clients) run without it.

Viele Gruesse!

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