[Samba] Winbind idmap partially fails to load attributes with 4.6.7 (Ubuntu 17.10)

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Mon Feb 19 13:31:39 UTC 2018

Greetings, Rowland Penny!

> You ask for help with a problem, but instead of posting useful info,
> you post a link to what at first seems to be the result of 'testparm
> -v' and expect someone to wade through this to try and identify what
> is causing your problem. There is over 170 lines in the 4.6 smb.conf.

Thanks for taking your time counting them.

> Well, you are lucky, I noticed something (or rather the lack of
> something) as I was about to close the webpage that you posted the
> link to. So I took the time to identify and remove the default lines
> and ended up with this:

>  # Version 4.6.7-Ubuntu
>  [global]
>         dedicated keytab file = /etc/krb5.keytab
>         include system krb5 conf = No
>         kerberos method = secrets and keytab
>         netbios name = DAEMON-VD3
>         prefork children:smb = 4 # As I understand it, this isn't in 4.6.x

I verified that this is a default option on both 4.3 and 4.6 equipped hosts in
my possession.

>         security = ADS
>         server min protocol = SMB2

> Over 170 lines reduced to 7 and you wonder why I asked you to post the
> smb.conf on disk.

> If that is your smb.conf then where is 'workgroup = ???????' and where
> is 'realm = ??????.??????' and where are the 'idmap config' lines.

> If it isn't your smb.conf, then what you posted is doubly useless.

You could have ignored it silently, but you decided to vent your anger.
I wonder, who's more relieved now.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Monday, February 19, 2018 16:28:44

Sorry for my terrible english...

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