[Samba] winbindd crashing -- how to auto-heal?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Sep 1 07:14:47 UTC 2018

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 21:03:39 -0400
Jamie Jackson via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Every couple days any one of my project's 10 or so RHEL VMs can't be
> logged into with a domain account (active directory integration). Our
> admin goes in with a local account and restarts winbind to fix it.
> I'd like to be more proactive and, say, create a cron job to detect a
> problem and then restart winbind.
> Does anybody have a recipe for this? If not, do you have any
> suggestions as to how I can begin to figure out how to detect the
> problem?
> Thanks,
> Jamie

I would be more worried about why winbind crashes, it isn't normal.
What version of RHEL ?
What version of Samba ?
How are you running Samba and what is in smb.conf ?


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