[Samba] idmap_ad partially stopped working after upgrading Samba from 3.4.3 to 3.6.3

David Disseldorp ddiss at suse.de
Mon May 14 10:58:20 MDT 2012

Hi Javier,

On Mon, 14 May 2012 17:48:09 +0200
Javier Conti <javier.conti at gmail.com> wrote:

> upgrading from SLES11 SP1 to SLES11 SP2, I upgraded Samba from 3.4.3
> to 3.6.3. I was successfully using idmap_ad to authenticate users but
> after the upgrade it stopped working and users are not seen by the OS.
> Obviously the users I want to see on the Linux server have all RFC2307
> attributes populated and are seen by all other SLES11 SP1 servers.
> I checked everything (I know) from the Samba point of view, and it almost
> seems ok, but "wbinfo -i" fails as follows:
>   # wbinfo -i myuser
>   failed to call wbcGetpwnam: WBC_ERR_DOMAIN_NOT_FOUND
>   Could not get info for user myuser

Thanks for your report. As this version of Samba is vendor supported,
I'd encourage you to raise this issue at bugzilla.novell.com.

Do you also encounter this error with "winbind use default domain = no"
configured, running "wbinfo -i MYDOMAIN\\myuser"?

Cheers, David

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