[Samba] How to join join Ubuntu desktop to AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Dec 9 15:55:25 UTC 2016

On Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:23:24 +0000
Kevin Davidson via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> > On 9 Dec 2016, at 14:26, lingpanda101 via samba
> > <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > 
> > Still no luck getting getent to retrieve user information. I have
> > uid's and gid's setup for all users I am attempting to query.
> But did you give Domain Users a gid? If you don’t do that, winbind
> and getent will not find any UNIX users (doesn’t matter if the users
> have a uid and gid within the range you’ve specified in smb.conf).
> It’s been a while since I had this problem - my memory is it’s not
> clearly mentioned in the wiki at all.

It is mentioned on the wiki, to be precise here:


Do you think it needs more emphasis ?


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