[Samba] Users can't login on Samba+Ldap

dogbert dogbert at infinito.it
Tue May 12 20:06:59 GMT 2009

Yes, but I'd like to keep the minimal user configurations in /etc/passwd to 
allow system maintenance (root and a few local users). All the users related to 
the microsoft network will reside on ldap.
Do you think that having all that users and machines in that directive can be 
problematic ?


Faye Gibbins wrote:
> It's normal to have /etc/passwd entries in their that you'd need if your 
> ldap infrastructure died in the most horrible way.
> Otherwise a small ldap problem can brick a machine.
> Faye
> dogbert at infinito.it wrote:
>> sorry... forgot to crosspost answer to the list:
>> I'm checking /etc/ldap.conf and it seems that at the end of this file 
>> it was
>> added a line with the following directive:
>> nss_initgroups_ignoreusers
>> that included more or less every single entry contained in my /etc/passwd
>> file at the time of the ldap configuration.
>> is that normal behaviour ?
>> Thanks,
>> Riccardo

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