[Samba] "getent passwd" works, "getent passwd username" does not

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue May 14 19:30:18 UTC 2019

On 14/05/2019 20:11, Neil Price via samba wrote:
> Domain member server (Debian stretch with 4.8 from the Van Belle repo)
> getent passwd| grep nprice
> GIBB\nprice:*:1001104:1000513::/home/GIBB/nprice:/bin/false
> getent passwd GIBB\\nprice
> (returns nothing)

Now that is weird, it is usually 'getent password' returns nothing ;-)

Just one thought, because '\n' is a linefeed, it might just be that, so 
try <getent password 'GIBB\nprice'>

> getent passwd 1001104 also returns nothing

That should also work


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