[Samba] samba4 internal dns Server ddns for the reverse lookup Zone

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Sun Aug 24 14:20:02 MDT 2014

On Sun, 2014-08-24 at 20:47 +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 24/08/14 20:26, Markus Roth wrote:
> > Hi Rowland,
> >   
> > A)
> > hmm. that sounds strange. I deleted the account and create it new with the windows rsat tool instead of the samba command.
> > But the user is not in the /etc/passwd. (i think getent passwd reads the /etc/passwd?). Do i have to configure something special?
> The user shouldn't be in /etc/passwd, you should only have local users 
> in there. If you are running a S4 AD DC, you do not need any local users 
> over and above the ones the install creates, or if a package creates a user.
> Over on the wiki, on this page:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_AD_Member_Server#Installing_Samba
> You will find this:
> Make domain users/groups available locally through Winbind
> To have your domain users and groups available locally on your Member 
> Server, you need to place two links in your /lib64 folder:
> # ln -s /usr/local/samba/lib/libnss_winbind.so /lib64
> # ln -s /lib64/libnss_winbind.so /lib64/libnss_winbind.so.2
> # ldconfig
> If you are running a 32-bit system ("uname -i" will return "i686"), you 
> have to use /lib instead!
> The final step of the configuration is to add 'winbind' to the 'passwd' 
> and 'group' entry of your /etc/nsswitch.conf:
> passwd: compat winbind
> group:  compat winbind
But the OP is not using winbind. He's using sssd with dyndns updates
disabled, so that should read:
passwd: files sss
group : files sss

Has he started sssd?

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