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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 15:01:33 GMT 2008

> Do you really need winbind?
> My LANs (Linux Samba server 3.0.3x, Windows clients) run without it.
I have found that if you have domain member servers in addition to
your PDC and BDCs you will need winbind if you want to have ACLs
working correctly in windows. Without winbind the domain member
servers show only SIDs in the XP properties dialog.


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