[Samba] default backend = rid not showing full group information for users

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon May 4 20:22:04 UTC 2020

On 04/05/2020 21:06, Magnus Holmgren via samba wrote:
> måndag 4 maj 2020 kl. 20:45:37 CEST skrev  Rowland penny via samba:
>> On 04/05/2020 19:24, Magnus Holmgren via samba wrote:
>>> Sunday 3 maj 2020 kl. 13:14:24 CEST,  Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>>>> As for 'systemd', not sure what this actually does, but when I am forced
>>>> to use systemd (e.g. on my rpi), everything works even though I remove
>>>> 'systemd' from the passwd and group lines in nsswitch.conf.
>>> The systemd NSS module handles dynamically allocated users and groups when
>>> a unit has DynamicUser=true. See systemd.exec(5).
>> Care to say where that would be used ?
> Wherever you want, I guess. I think the idea is to isolate network services
> better from each other than if you run them as nobody.

So you don't actually know of a case where it could be used, I will just 
stick to removing 'systemd' from nsswitch.conf, others can do as they wish.


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