[Samba] getent passwd blank response

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Aug 14 18:05:53 UTC 2020

On 14/08/2020 18:45, Robert E. Wooden via samba wrote:
> I have an issue that "getent passwd SAMDOM\usrname" returns a blank 
> response.
> Running "getent passwd" returns all the local users.
> This is a member server running Debian 10 with Samba v4.12.5 via 
> Louis' repos.
> The Sambawiki /Libnss winbind Links/ page shows Debian x86_64 source 
> location as "/usr/local/samba/lib/libnss_winbind.so.2".
I have added a note to the page.
> Shouldn't the links for libnss-winbind have been part of Louis' setup?
They are, provided you have installed libnss-winbind, libpam-winbind and 
libpam-krb5. You should also add 'winbind' to the 'passwd' & 'group' 
lines in /etc/nsswitch.conf


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