[Samba] winbind limitations
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Feb 24 09:41:52 UTC 2016
On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 06:58:52PM -0300, Fernando Favero wrote:
> Does winbind has limitations with lots of users in domain?
> I'm compiled samba 4.3.1 and created 40 users, so winbind and getent works
> fine, but when created 26.000 users and "wbinfo -u" doesn't show users.
I'm sure there's timeouts all over the place with 26.000 users. I'd say
enumerating that number is not really a good idea. You might have good
reasons to do so, but I would recommend using direct LDAP against AD to
get the users. Winbind eventually might get there, but I doubt we have
proper retries around everywhere to fulfill that.
In normal operations you should never need to enumerate users and
groups. Doing "getent passwd <username>" on users that successfully
logged in will always work fine. If it does not, we'll fix it.
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