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Posted on 2014-02-25
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I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and Samba 3.6.18

So, I can poll winbind entries when I run wbinfo -u. However, getent passwd gets nothing but local users. Here's my smb.conf file:


[global]
        allow trusted domains = Yes
        disable spoolss = yes
        dns proxy = No
        encrypt passwords = Yes
        idmap backend = rid:SOMEDOMAIN=10000-20000
        idmap gid = 10000-20000
        idmap uid = 10000-20000
        load printers = No
        log level = 0
        map to guest = Never
        max log size = 50
        os level = 10
        password server = SOMEIPADDRESS
        realm = SOMEDOMAIN.LOCAL
        security = ads
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_RCVBUF=65536 SO_SNDBUF=65536
        stat cache = No
        unix charset = UTF8
        winbind cache time = 300
        winbind enum groups = Yes
        winbind enum users = Yes
        winbind gid = 10000-20000
        winbind nested groups = Yes
        winbind uid = 10000-20000
        winbind use default domain = No
        workgroup = SOMEDOMAIN
    log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
        max log size = 1000
        syslog = 0
    encrypt passwords = true
        printing = cups
        printcap name = cups

Here's my nss_switch.conf



passwd:         compat winbind
group:          compat winbind
shadow:         compat winbind

hosts:  files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
networks:       files


protocols:      db files
services:       db files
ethers:         db files
rpc:            db files


netgroup:       nis

Poking around, I can't seem to find nss_winbind.so.1 or nss_winbind.so anywhere. Isn't this file needed?

If I run find / -name *nss_winbind* I get the following:


/usr/share/doc/samba-doc/examples/nss/nss_winbind.h
/usr/share/doc/samba-doc/examples/nss/nss_winbind.c.gz

Can someone help me out? Maybe this nss_winbind.so.1 thing is a dead end, but I have not been able to find anything else and this is the second installation of Samba I've tried. Any ideas?
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by:Daniel McAllister
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It appears to me that you may have some of the standard (samba-common) elements for winbind, but not the actual samba-winbind package (that is what provides the winbind.so libraries)

I use CentOS, so I don't know how your BASE REPO will list it -- but something like:
   sudo apt-get install samba-winbind
should do the trick.

Post back if you have errors -- I know Ubuntu, I just don't have an install handy to test command syntax for...

Dan
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by:medium_grade
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Baaa! Resolved. Apparently I needed to install the Winbind NSS library separately:
 
sudo apt-get install libnss-winbind

Thanks for the attention!
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Daniel McAllister earned 500 total points
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Glad to have pointed you into the right direction... (In CentOS, the libnss-winbind is not a separate package... guess I should have looked harder into Ubuntu Samba -- then again, you already did!)

Don't forget to close the question.

Dan
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