[Samba] DNS problems (still) with Linux domain members - using Samba's internal DNS backend

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Apr 26 15:34:17 UTC 2023

On 26/04/2023 16:24, Gary Dale via samba wrote:
> Further to above, I tried the testing it suggested and got this:
> root at transponder:~# wbinfo -g
> domain controllers
> domain computers
> group policy creator owners
> dnsadmins
> denied rodc password replication group
> protected users
> schema admins
> read-only domain controllers
> enterprise admins
> allowed rodc password replication group
> domain admins
> ras and ias servers
> enterprise read-only domain controllers
> dnsupdateproxy
> cert publishers
> domain guests
> domain users
> root at transponder:~# wbinfo -u
> krbtgt
> gary
> guest
> administrator
> which clearly are from the domain - I don't have a local user named 
> "gary", for example. However the getent tests only show the local users, 
> which is also what I get when I use it to find domain users - it fails 
> to find them.

Have you been running commands such as 'getent passwd' and 'getent 
group' and not getting any domain users or groups ?
If so, this is by design, try something like 'getent passwd gary'


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