[Samba] Problem using local groups when winbind is running

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Thu Sep 24 16:34:54 MDT 2009

> My problem comes when I install the 'winbind' package in order to get
> access to ntlm_auth. Once winbindd is running, my local group
> authentication no longer works.

What does your /etc/nsswitch.conf say?  Mine says:

passwd:      compat winbind
shadow:      compat
group:       compat winbind

And local groups can be interchanged with AD groups.  We don't have any
AD users or groups in /etc/passwd or /etc/group though.


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