[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#368251: winbind NSS, omitted groups

Jim Barber jim.barber at ddihealth.com
Thu Mar 1 08:30:52 CET 2007

>> You need to make sure you have the following settings in your 
>> /etc/samba/smb.conf file:
>> 	winbind enum groups = yes
>> 	winbind enum users = yes
> As a winbind user, I think that these should be interesting defaults
> to add to the default smb.conf, yes.
> We can't do anything for existing configurations. Adding options to an
> existing smb.conf (during an upgrade) is really too dangerous, imho
> and fixing this should be left to the local admin (after all,
> installing a samba server *requires* some skills with samba).
> So, I propose that, as a side consequence of this bug report, we add
> both options to th edefgault smb.conf, commented (just like all other
> default winbind options we provide).

Sounds good to me.
I just figured I'd post a solution so anyone that looks at the bug lists when trying to solve problems (like I do) will see a solution that works. :)

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