[Samba] winbind offline login - NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER (0xc0000064)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Apr 19 12:36:24 UTC 2019

On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:17:16 +0200
Martin Krämer <mk.maddin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> > From my understanding (limited as it is when it comes to the 'C'
> > code), only things in the 'cache' directory are supposed to survive
> > a reboot, so the thing you need for offline logon, looks like it
> > has been moved to a directory where it wont.  
> Yes I agree.
> I checked the commit where this was changed and found the following:
> https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/commit/1386200be5c583c680c3894a11688a0e0a3d2285
> But now - what to do with this?
> It seems that there was a legit reason for gencache.tdb to be moved
> and I am not enough expert on C or samba to fully understand why and
> if that change was correct.
> (Not needed to say that I see no benefit in "blaming" someone for 'you
> broke it' - I think everybody does his best here to get samba even
> better than it already is :) )
> Never the less it breaks the offline login - so do you think it is
> worth creating a new bug report?

Yes, you do at least know what the problem is and when it was changed.

> I searched some more and found a bug report (
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10455)
> that from my point of view seems to be related to one of the first
> lists.samba.org links I referenced to
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2019-February/221157.html
> What I have read there in it still could be possible that the root
> cause is the same - even when I am personally missing some more
> details on which versions were checked on the last state update etc.
> But I am absolutely not sure if it is preferred by samba devs to
> "extend" an existing bug or just create a new one and reference...

I don't think they have anything to do with this current problem, as I
said, I am using 4.8.9 and offline logon works for me.

> PS: You replied off list - was this a mistake or did you just not
> want all your comments available to the "world"? As someone facing
> issues I am always happy to find "old" entries in lists that provide
> any usable information :)

No, I didn't, I replied to the list (I have checked)


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