[Samba] getent not returning users/groups

Gregory Sloop gregs at sloop.net
Fri Feb 25 21:34:52 UTC 2022

> On Fri, 2022-02-25 at 11:28 -0800, Gregory Sloop via samba wrote:

>>> On Fri, 2022-02-25 at 08:20 -0800, Gregory Sloop wrote:

>>>> Oh, I see Louis also has those in the repo. Since I'm using his
>>>> Samba, might as well use his libnss too.

>>> You have to use them from the same repo (or to be precise, the same
>>> version).

>>>> Now to check and see if I did fail to install the library. (But
>>>> if I
>>>> were a betting man, that's what I'd bet on.)  
>>> If they are not there, or are the wrong version, getent will not
>>> work.
>>> Rowland
>> So, here are the packages I installed as part of the Samba install

>> apt install samba winbind libnss-winbind libpam-winbind ntp krb5-user 
>> binutils ldb-tools smbclient libpam-krb5 
>> Am I missing anything that would impact this issue?

> No.
> You installed the packages.

> Configured ntp to use the DC's as time servers (time is within 5
> minutes of the DC)
I had them going to the same ntp servers (ntp pool) as the DC's. But just to be sure, I've moved them to use the DC's. 
(That's probably better, though both should work ok - since they'll all be synced to the same time, or close enough.)

> Checked /etc/krb5.conf to see that it is using the dns domain as the
> realm (in uppercase)

> Configured /etc/samba/smb.conf
Yup, I posted it.

> Joined the domain (what does 'sudo net ads testjoin' show ?).
Join OK

> wbinfo works, but getent doesn't

> Is all that correct ?
Pretty much.

> Rowland

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