[Samba] samba 3.5.6, winbindd and getent/id

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Dec 9 04:04:07 MST 2010

On Thursday, December 09, 2010 06:13 PM, Eugene M. Zheganin wrote:
> Hi.
> On 04.12.2010 01:18, Volker Lendecke wrote:
>>> You are not the first to say that. Many others, including me, are
>>> having winbind problems after upgrading to 3.5.x. Interestingly
>>> enough, the problems are quite disparate between users; i.e.,
>>> everyone seems to have a different problem; and there appears to be
>>> no consistent cause and no easy answer. If you're curious, Debian
>>> forwarded my bug to: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7818
>>> (Thanks, Christian!).
>> Posted a hint to cldap.c. We immediately time out cldap
>> requests, I'm looking at the code right now why this might
>> happen.
> For me, downgrading to 3.4.9 and launching on tdbs from 3.5.6 (even
> withoung rejoining) did the trick.
> getent/id are working now.
> Eugene.

I guess I will do the same, downgrading seems like the best option for 
now. Good thing we are not rolling out Windows 7 on the desktops/laptops 
just yet. Plenty of time for samba 3.6 to flush out the bugs in winbind 
I hope.

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