[Samba] winbind use default domain = Yes (not working in 4.0.5)

Luc Lalonde luc.lalonde at polymtl.ca
Tue Apr 16 07:54:06 MDT 2013

Hello folks,

Well it seems that I'm not the only one having this problem:


I am able to bypass the problem with PAM_MOUNT by using '%(DOMAIN_USER)' instead of '%(USER).


----- Original Message -----
From: "Johan Hendriks" <Johan at double-l.nl>
To: "Luc Lalonde" <luc.lalonde at polymtl.ca>
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 8:27:30 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: RE: [Samba] Winbind strip domain from username?

>Hello Folks,

>This directive works with Samba3 but does not seem to work with Samba-4.0.5:

>winbind use default domain = Yes

>I want to get a username that does not contain the domain (GIGL).  Instead here's what I get:

>[root at roquefort ~]# getent passwd | grep GIGL

>How do I remove the 'GIGL\' from the username?  This is causing me problems mounting the user's home >directory at logon with 'PAM_MOUNT'

>What am I missing?

>Thank You!

>Luc Lalonde, analyste
>Département de génie informatique:
>École polytechnique de Montréal
>(514) 340-4711 x5049
><Luc.Lalonde at polymtl.ca

I had something similar, but i can not look what it was from where i am now, but i think i did change the %U in %u in my home share


Luc Lalonde, analyste
Département de génie informatique:
École polytechnique de Montréal
(514) 340-4711 x5049
Luc.Lalonde at polymtl.ca

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