[Samba] Listing AD group members

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Oct 30 16:16:13 UTC 2017

On Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:51:28 +0000
"A. James Lewis" <james at fsck.co.uk> wrote:

> I must admit I assumed that it was completely hung which is why I
> looked at your command line to see if there was a typo etc... but
> here's the output you asked for:-
> root at hostname:~# time samba-tool group listmembers testgroup -H
> ldap://adserver -d0 FUNC-UNIX
> real	11m33.761s    <------ LONG TIME!
> user	0m0.327s
> sys	0m0.021s
> I guess they have some nested groups set up... it does appear to be
> returning something, but obviously not at list of users.
> However, for example:-
> root at hostname:~# time wbinfo -g jlewis | grep testgroup
> testgroup
> real	0m0.134s
> user	0m0.019s
> sys	0m0.005s
> I don't have any issue logging on, or using the host... 

Will you please post the info I asked you to post, plus I think you
better tell us what OS you are using.

Whilst nested groups might slow things down, it shouldn't slow things
down to the extent you are seeing.


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