[Samba] winbind group membership

Nord, James JNord at ndsuk.com
Tue Jan 15 18:16:36 GMT 2008

Hi all,
I  have a Solaris 10 (update 4) box (x86) that is joined to an active
directory via samba/winbind (3.0.25c version included with Solaris
including latest patches).

The users are working fine however their group membership is not.

Users that should be members of certain groups do not seem to be: in
that if I run 'groups' and check the group member ship for my domain
account I am missing entry of some groups yet I can verify that I should
be a member of the missing groups by running 'getent group
"domain\\group name"' and seeing my domain username entered.

winbind has the following parameters set
    winbind enum users = yes
    winbind enum groups = yes
    winbind nested groups = yes

I am at a loss as to why it picks up some groups and not others.

The name service cache deamon is not running.

Has anyone come across something similar or know how to solve this


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