[Samba] Winbind not able to start

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Mon Apr 13 07:57:33 MDT 2015

Greetings, L.P.H. van Belle!

> and.. 

> change your nsswitch.conf 

>>> hosts:          files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4

> to at least. 
>>> hosts:          files dns mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] mdns4

When you put dns before mdns, it makes no sense to have both mdns4 and
mdns4_minimal in the order.
But in peoperly configured network (as in OP's case), the change you suggest
makes no sense. mdns4_minimal only handles .local domain. As the domain have
no such suffix, the result will be that .local names will first be searched in
DNS now, which is unlikely to yield any results.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Monday, April 13, 2015 16:53:19

Sorry for my terrible english...

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