[Samba] Multithreaded SAMBA/Winbind
Chuck Noga - CAN
CAN at DJJ.com
Tue May 12 14:16:23 GMT 2009
Not 100 percent sure. Is there a way to determine whether our current
libnss_winbind is thread-safe ? If not, is there a way to make it .
Thanks for the reply.
From: Volker Lendecke [mailto:Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE]
Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:12 AM
To: Chuck Noga - CAN
Cc: samba at samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] Multithreaded SAMBA/Winbind
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:21:34PM -0400, Chuck Noga - CAN wrote:
> We have a configuration and audit application called Tripwire
> (7.5) that is running on a Red Enterprise Linux 5.2 server. On this
> server, we are using winbind (samba version 3.0.33) for authentication
> (against Windows AD). When we try to run a configuration check on
> users and permissions we get an error that there is a problematic
frame : C
> [libnss_winbind.so.2+0x129f] . I talked to the software vendor
> (Tripwire) and they are saying that the winbind must be multithreaded
> for this to run. My question to you.. Is there a samba release more
> current than the version we are on (3.0.33 most currently supported
> Red Hat version) that we can upgrade to to give us multithreading
> functionality ? or is there a suggested workaround for this ?
Is it really a requirement that winbind must be multi-threaded, or is it
rather that libnss_winbind must be thread-safe?
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