[Samba] Offline logon and NSS...

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 17 09:11:25 UTC 2019

On 17/10/2019 09:35, Marco Gaiarin via samba wrote:
> I'm revising some docs, and i've returned on the 'offline logon' tema.
> Looking at:
> 	https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/PAM_Offline_Authentication
> and smb.conf manpage, it is clear that 'offline logon' is
> a pam/authentication only, does not involve NSS.
> Considering a 'full offline' DM client (supposing a portable), there's
> a 'winbind permanent nss cache' or a general nss cache (like
> nss-updatedb):
> 	https://wiki.debian.org/LDAP/NSS#Offline_caching_of_NSS_with_nscd
> have to be used? Thanks.
No, you cannot use winbind with nscd, winbind has its own cache.


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