[Samba] same username in /etc/passwd and in AD

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jun 4 14:33:10 UTC 2019

On 04/06/2019 15:08, Christian Naumer via samba wrote:
>    Linux clients (not domain members, but with identical /etc/passwd like on file server and in AD).
> yes (if you really need that application)
> As said if you application can use pam it can all work without /etc/passwd.
Yes, I suppose you could get this to work, but it would mean on going 
unnecessary work, maintaining two databases.
> As to the problems. In the setup you proposed I only see a problem with
> the domain member as this one would see both types of users.

No, you would only see one set of users, whichever comes first in the 
'passwd' line in /etc/nsswitch.conf


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