[Samba] nss_windbind.so can't see groups that wbinfo -g can (4.0.9 as AD DC)

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Oct 15 20:18:53 MDT 2013

trentbuck at gmail.com (Trent W. Buck) writes:

> I'm running Debian 7 with samba 4.0.9dfsg1-1 built from
> git://git.debian.org/pkg-samba/samba.  I'm using samba as an AD DC,
> with accounts migrated from a samba3/slapd stack using samba-tool
> domain classicupgrade.
> What I find confusing is that there are groups in samba -- as
> confirmed by samba-tool group list, ldapsearch and wbinfo -g -- that
> are not reported by getent groups (glibc's nss query tool).  Further,
> getent groups can reverse-resolve GIDs into the missing groups.

FTR, I gave up and used libnss-ldapd instead, which is working well
enough for now, more or less per

I'm still interested in investigating/resolving the winbind weirdness if
anyone, though.

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