[Samba] Fwd: Having problem with RID backend - must be missing something

Rich Webb rwebb at zylatech.com
Fri Sep 14 22:50:02 UTC 2018

----- On Sep 14, 2018, at 11:29 AM, Rowland Penny via samba samba at lists.samba.org wrote:

> Perhaps I need to add a note about sssd.

Not sure what sssd is - I will research.
> Okay, can only speak for debian, but you need the glue that connects
> Samba to nsswitch (a link to how to set this up was on the domain
> member page, but it wasn't obvious, hopefully it is now), see here:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Libnss_winbind_Links

Yes, I didn't mention it but I did do this step

> Do you have sssd installed, if so, make a decision, do you want too use
> winbind or sssd ?
> If sssd, stop using winbind and ignore the link above.
> If winbind (which I suggest), stop using sssd

I do not know the difference - I believe I'm using winbind now with the Rid backend.

> There is a problem with using Centos as the base OS, you must compile
> Samba, the default OS Samba packages cannot be used to create a DC

Yes, that is how I did it - I compiled from source.  


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