[Samba] fetch passwords from AD and group membership from /etc/group

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Thu Jan 20 07:06:24 MST 2011

2011/1/20 marius klausen <mariusklausen at gmx.net>:
> Hi List,
> I want to use Active Directory for my samba users passwords and /etc/group for storing group membership.
> /etc/nsswitch.conf looks like:
> group: file
> Problem: the tests i ran show that the samba server does not know about group membership  (deleting file from other user belonging to the same group fails). The same test works as expectet when winbindd is switched off. What do i have to do to fix this while having winbindd running?

While you need not run winbindd if you want to use Active Directory
for authentication, if you need to run, idmap_nss map help you?

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

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