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AD users and groups unable to be looked up via winbind

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
Samba 3.6.3-0.30.1 and associated packages

Situation

wbinfo -u fails
wbinfo -g fails
AD users and groups are not resolved via winbind even after the server is successfully joined to the domain

Verified that the server properly joined the domain.  net ads testjoin came back ok.  kinit commands worked fine, kerberos tickets were properly issued to the server. Just any winbind operations failed with a generic 'unable to look up users' error.

Resolution

Updated to Samba 3.6-0.33.35.1 or later. After updating the appropriate packages and rebooting everything worked as expected.

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  • Document ID:7013409
  • Creation Date:03-OCT-13
  • Modified Date:03-OCT-13
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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