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

Jamie Jackson jamiejaxon at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 02:37:05 UTC 2018

Thanks for the workaround, Luca. I might end up going with:

getent group | grep -q 'Domain Users' && exit 0
echo "restarting winbind"
sudo systemctl restart winbind

Rowland, it crashed again. Here's some info. Please let me know if I should
provide more:

On Sun, Sep 2, 2018 at 4:50 AM Luca Olivetti via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> El 2/9/18 a les 10:39, Rowland Penny via samba ha escrit:
> > All of this is just a sticking plaster on the problem, if winbind is
> > crashing on a regular basis, we need to know this and will need
> > level 10 logs, debug info etc. Without this info, it will never get
> > fixed.
> Meanwhile, I need my server to keep running, so the plaster looks fine.
> Besides, winbind isn't crashing, just stops resolving some groups/users.
> I have several domain members and this is the only one that does it, but
> that's probably because it's our mail server and it is constantly
> authenticating users and resolving groups.
> >
> > However, it may have already been fixed in a later version, so if you
> > can upgrade and use a version that isn't experimental (This means, do
> > not try to run a DC on red-hat using MIT)
> This is a different distro (mageia 6), a different version of samba
> (4.6.12), not a dc but a domain member and I will stick to what the
> distro provides.
> Bye
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