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

Javier Conti javier.conti at gmail.com
Tue May 15 00:12:34 MDT 2012

On 14 May 2012 18:58, David Disseldorp <ddiss at suse.de> wrote:
> 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"?

Hi David,

as you suggested, I filed a bug there.

I also tried configuring "winbind use default domain = no" but all the
symptoms seems the same (I obviously restarted winbindd).

Thanks, Javier

> Cheers, David

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