[Samba] protocol between pam/nss & winbindd

Michael Tokarev mjt at tls.msk.ru
Wed Jun 1 09:40:40 UTC 2022

01.06.2022 12:35, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> 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?
> 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.

I think it should be clear from both the subject and the body of my
message that I'm talking entirely about a different thing.



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