[Samba] Domain users not resolving...

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Fri Aug 22 14:40:55 MDT 2014


Am 22.08.2014 20:48, schrieb Ryan Ashley:
> I stepped into a setup where Samba was compiled and installed into
> "/samba". The configure command on the DC is "configure
> --prefix=/samba". The links for libnss_wins.so.2 and libnss_winbind.so.2
> are there and nsswitch.conf is told to use winbind. However, "getent
> group" returns only local users, "id" finds NO domain users, and "getent
> passwd" returns only local users. I did do a rebuild of Samba after
> verifying the dependencies were there and configured/installed the same
> way so everything is in place. Still no dice. This guy was still running
> Debian Squeeze so the install is probably old. Things seem to run, but
> no systems can access the sysvol even after a reset, which led to this
> discovery.
> Now, my thinking is that maybe the binaries in "/samba/bin" should be
> linked to "/bin" and the same goes for the sbin stuff. Is this my issue
> or what am I looking at? Yes, I stepped into it this time...

It would be much easier to help, if you give some information about your

- smb.conf
- Samba version
- IDs, etc. configured in your backend (depending on your Idmap config)
- etc.


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