[Samba] Multithreaded SAMBA/Winbind

Nicolas Dorfsman ndorfsman at gmail.com
Mon May 18 20:20:08 GMT 2009

	Hi Volker, Hi Chuck,

Le 12 mai 09 à 16:12, Volker Lendecke a écrit :

> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:21:34PM -0400, Chuck Noga - CAN wrote:
>> We have a configuration and audit application called Tripwire  
>> Enterprise
>> (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?

	I used TW for servers.
	It is a really heavy application which is probably use getent()  
	I'm afraid they're talking about have a MTed winbindd.

	Is there a chance to elminate problem with a cache daemon like nscd ?


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