[Samba] Offline logon and NSS...

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 17 09:47:11 UTC 2019

On 17/10/2019 10:32, Marco Gaiarin via samba wrote:
> Mandi! Rowland penny via samba
>    In chel di` si favelave...
>>> 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.
> Ah! Citing links without opening it... evidently Debian wiki page get
> changed. I was speaking about nss-updatedb, sorry.
> 	https://www.padl.com/OSS/nss_updatedb.html
> Anyway... i know about winbind cache, but i suppose is non-permanent
> (eg, if i shutdown the system, cache get lost).
Yes, somebody moved the cache to a different directory and it now gets 
wiped every time Samba is restarted, we have a bug report for it:  
> There's some way to have 'permanend winbind cache', or someone have
> some positive feedback about winbind/permament offline cache systems
> like nss_updatedb?

Yes, get the cache made permanent again ;-)

I am stuck on 4.8.x until this gets fixed :-(


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