[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#649265: Bug#649265: winbind: add wins to nsswitch.conf

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Sat Nov 19 13:40:56 UTC 2011

On 11/19/2011 02:26 PM, Osamu Aoki wrote:

> As I understand, winbind is a package to help integrate a machine into a
> Windows network. Documentation in "Integrating MS Windows Networks with Samba"
>  http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/integrate-ms-networks.html
> is a good resource for novice like me.  It seems we need to add wins to nsswitch.conf.
> Then I realize, libnss-mdns does put its entries into nsswitch.conf via package
> script.  I thought it may be nice for winbind to do the similar.

Are you actually having difficulties? WINS is not used by recent Windows
anymore and could better be avoided if possible.



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