[Samba] Help! How do I make Samba3 + Winbind drop the domain\ on a user's account?

Stefan Kania stefan at kania-online.de
Tue Jan 24 12:35:08 UTC 2017

Hi Dane,

please always answer to the list not to individual person ;-)
If you don't see a change after setting "winbind use default domain =
yes" then stop winbind do a "net cache flush" restart winbind and you
should see the result


Am 24.01.2017 um 09:50 schrieb Stefan Kania via samba:
> use "winbind use default domain = yes" in your smb.conf in [global]
> Am Dienstag, 24. Januar 2017, 07:48:32 schrieb Dane Ruyle via samba:
>> Hello,
>> We have moved from PBIS to Samba + winbind.
>> In PBIS, after logging in to a SSH session, the prompt (user context?) would
>> be:    username at hostname: Now, after logging in, the prompt is:  
>> domain\username at hostname:
>> How do I make it drop the "domain\" ?
>> This causes issues in other areas as passing "\" is an illegal character.
>> Should we change the "\" to a "."  ?
>> Thank you for a great product,
>> Dane

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