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

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Tue May 15 12:05:55 MDT 2012

On 05/15/2012 1:12 AM, Javier Conti wrote:
> 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


It is possible that you are seeing this:


I can confirm that it is still present in 3.6.5.


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