[Samba] Samba 3.4.7 in Ubuntu 10.04 and WinBindd

Michael Lueck mlueck at lueckdatasystems.com
Thu Aug 26 13:50:43 MDT 2010

Greetings Dale-

Dale Schroeder wrote:
>  As I recall, winbind has only 2 uses.
> 1. Quick and easy way to authenticate as a member server in a Windows or 
> Samba domain..
> 2. On a Samba pdc when creating an interdomain trust.
> If neither of these apply, you can test your theory with "apt-get remove 
> winbind".
> Or use the package manager in Ubuntu to remove it.

All right, feeling daring...

$ sudo dpkg -P winbind


Logs in BEAUTIFULLY at the console / ssh / Samba right after the server boots up. Bravo!

Must be that the 9.10 to 10.04 upgrade added that package or something?! (shrug)

Thanks very much!


Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

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