[Samba] protocol between pam/nss & winbindd

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jun 1 09:35:21 UTC 2022

On Wed, 2022-06-01 at 12:11 +0300, Michael Tokarev via samba wrote:
> Hi!
> Is the (local) protocol between pam_winbind, nss_winbind
> and winbindd architecture-agnostic, like, using network
> types and network byte order, or is it architecture-dependent?
> I mean, for example, on a bi-arch machine (i386 & x86_64), will
> single winbindd serve both 32 and 64 bit clients fine?
> Will it work if I run, say, armhf binary with armhf nss_winbind
> on the same machine with qemu-user-arm emulation, - will x86_64
> winbindd understand armhf client and reply to it correctly?
> Thanks,
> /mjt

I take it that you mean, will a Linux x86_64 client work against a
Samba AD DC running on something like an rpi (or the other way around),
if so, then yes, it works.


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