[Samba] How to force winbind (3.4.1) to talk to a certain AD-server?

Dirk Jakobsmeier dirk.jakobsmeier at wige.com
Tue Oct 13 22:58:15 MDT 2009


Am Dienstag 13 Oktober 2009 20:26:14 schrieb Bjoern Meier:
> hi,
> 2009/10/12 Schröder Malte (Y-NE) <malte.schroeder at vattenfall.com>
> > Hello,
> > how can I force winbind to talk to a certain AD-controller?
> > I run version 3.4.1 and winbind is joined to the Win2k3/2k8 domain, with
> > security = ADS. It seems as if winbind always sticks to the last
> > successfully
> > contacted server. That server has bad performance and I want winbind to
> > use another server for NTLM-authentication. It seems to ignore the
> > "password server" setting.
> >
> > What an I do?

did you try parameter "password server =". This is working here, including the 
problem if this server is down no one can connect to a share anymore.

> What if you control this with netfilter? have you set more than one kdc in
> krb5.conf?
> > Greets
> > Malte Schröder
> Bye,
> Björn
> To boldly go where no man has gone before ... I'll wait there with
> touristinformation


Mit freundlichem Gruß

Dirk Jakobsmeier / Systembetreuung
WIGE Konstruktionen GmbH & Co. KG
Sitz Ravensburg
Amtsgericht Ravensburg HRA Nr. 1493
Schwanenstrasse 4, 88214 Ravensburg
Tel: 0751 / 36609 - 29
Fax: 0751 / 36609 - 66

Persönlich haftende Gesellschafterin:
WIGE Konstruktionen Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Amtsgericht Ravensburg HRB Nr. 2534
Geschäftsführer: Eduard, Thomas & Jochen Geschwentner

Diese E-Mail kann vertrauliche und/oder rechtlich geschützte Informationen 
enthalten. Wenn Sie nicht der richtige Adressat sind oder diese E-Mail 
irrtümlich erhalten haben, informieren Sie bitte sofort den Absender und 
löschen Sie diese Mail. Das unerlaubte Kopieren sowie die unbefugte Weitergabe 
dieser Mail ist nicht gestattet.

This e-mail may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are 
not the intended recipient (or have received this e-mail in error) please 
notify the sender immediately  and delete this e-mail. Any unauthorized 
copying, disclosure or distribution of contents of this e-mail is strictly 

More information about the samba mailing list