[Samba] Samba winbind getgroups lookup

Satay Epic satayepic at gmail.com
Fri Oct 4 03:39:09 UTC 2019

SSSD is not installed but I did remove it from nsswitch.conf.  I still
see winbind always doing the group lookup for local user.

On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 8:05 AM Rowland penny via samba
<samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On 03/10/2019 15:46, Satay Epic wrote:
> > Thank you Rowland for your reply.  My knowledge is limited with Samba
> > so please forgive me for any basic mistakes :)
> > This is something was setup by a previous admin.
> >
> > We have had issues where "winbind" will just "give up" and won't let
> > anyone login into the host not even from the console.
> > I would like to fix that problem so started to investigate the
> > configs.  I don't know how to reproduce the issue but the goal is that
> > local users
> > should be able to login even if winbind is broken.
> >
> > I'm going to give a try with the settings suggested to see if the
> > winbind group lookup doesn't happen for a local user.
> >
> The first thing I would do is to upgrade the OS, I do not use RHEL or
> any of its derivatives, but I believe the latest versions supply Samba
> 4.8.3 and this is a lot nearer a Samba supported version than 4.4.x is.
> Another question that springs to mind, is sssd installed, if it is, I
> would remove it.
> Rowland
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