[Samba] Default domain other than joined domain of a domain member

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jun 30 11:46:44 UTC 2018

On Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:01:53 +0200
Andreas Hauffe via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a way to use "winbind use default domain = yes" with a
> trusted domain and not with the domain the domain member was joined?

No, the 'default domain' is the one the Unix domain member is joined to.

> We have a child- or subdomain (sub.example.com) where all our
> computers are joined and most of the users are from the parent domain 
> (example.com). So "sub" is the default domain and right now all users 
> have to login with "example\username". This is a problem for some 
> commercial software we are using, which do not work when a back slash
> is in the username. We can change the winbind separator to "+" but in
> this case users have to login with "example+username" in case of
> linux domain members and "example\username" in case of windows domain
> members. So it would be nice to be able to login with just the
> username in case of "example"-domain users.
You need to discuss this with the commercial software company, it needs
to work with backslashes.


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