[Samba] could not obtain winbind separator

Isakson, John AVLNA john.isakson at avl.com
Thu Sep 2 13:21:15 MDT 2010

I am getting the message "could not obtain winbind separator" when I try

wbinfo -a user%password


ntlm_auth  --request-nt-key -username=<username>


both commands fail.


I have no idea what the error means.  I have samba running on another
machine with the same smb.conf file without problems.


I am running Red Hat 5 and samba 3.0.33 on both machines.




John Isakson

Systems Administrator

AVL Test Systems, Inc. 

47519 Halyard Dr.

Plymouth, MI 48170




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