[Samba] winbind issues

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Nov 5 14:10:39 UTC 2021

On Thu, 2021-11-04 at 15:42 +0000, Campbell McLeay via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm switching Samba shares to use Winbind rather than SSSD for
> authentication, with AD as the auth provider. nsswitch and pam have
> been updated to use winbind via authconfig. The domain is
> example.com,
> and 'ad.example.com' is a srv record that points to the domain
> controllers. The samba server has been joined to the domain via 'net
> ads join' and when I run a 'wbinfo -t' it reports the trust secret
> has
> succeeded, and 'wbinfo -u' lists all the users (e.g., EXAMPLE\cam) on
> the domain, and a wbinfo -g lists the groups in the domain. But I
> cannot look up users via 'id' (either via 'id EXAMPLE\cam' or 'id
> cam'). OS version is RHEL 7.6, Samba version is 4.8.3-4.

OK, so I have installed Centos 7 and fully updated it (it now has Samba
4.10.16) and I have 'id' working. I had to change a few things to get
it to work and I will never trust authconfig again.


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