[Samba] Samba 4.8 Config SMB.Conf File

Tyrus Shivers tyrus.shivers at bestgateeng.com
Thu Mar 14 17:08:13 UTC 2019

yes windbind is installed and running
yes sssd is installed, but it was not running. I did start it and ran net
cache flush and id again and still no such user.

This is the working nsswitch.conf file that was copied over from the 7.3
working system.


passwd:    files sss winbind
shadow:    files sss winbind
group:       files sss winbind
#initgroups : files sss

hosts: files  dns  myhostname

bootparams:  nisplus [NOTFOUND=return]  files

ethers:       files
netmasks: files
networks:  files
protocols:  files
rpc:            files
services:   files   sss

netgroup:   files  sss
publickey:  nisplus

automount:  files
aliases:        files  nisplus

On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 10:49 AM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:26:05 -0400
> Tyrus Shivers <tyrus.shivers at bestgateeng.com> wrote:
> > after running both it returned id: MYDOMAIN\user1: no such user.
> There has to be a first time and this is it, the rid backend isn't
> working, but why ?
> Is winbind installed and running ?
> is sssd installed and running ?
> can you post the contents of /etc/nsswitch.conf ?
> The 'rid' backend uses the Windows Accounts RID to calculate the
> Unix ID's, so if winbind is running, the computer is joined to the
> domain and /etc/nsswitch.conf is setup correctly, it should work.
> Rowland
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Tyrus Shivers
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