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

Luca Olivetti luca at wetron.es
Sat Sep 1 23:03:15 UTC 2018

El 1/9/18 a les 03:03, Jamie Jackson via samba ha escrit:
> 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?

I run this cron job every minute. Winbind usually crashes once or twice 
a day

getent group | grep -q 513 && exit 0
echo "restarting winbind"
systemctl restart winbind

Luca Olivetti
Wetron Automation Technology http://www.wetron.es/
Tel. +34 93 5883004 (Ext.3010)  Fax +34 93 5883007

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