[olug] local groups and Active Directory

Adam Lassek adam.lassek at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 14:53:21 UTC 2006

Yes, this is how it was already configured on my machine, using winbind.

On 12/28/06, Phil Brutsche <phil at brutsche.us> wrote:
> The LDAP NSS module will only work if you're using Microsoft's Services
> for UNIX on your domain controller(s) to provide the RFC2307 schema that
> the LDAP NSS module expects.
> You need to set it up to use the winbind NSS module like so:
> passwd:         compat winbind
> group:          compat winbind
> shadow:         compat
> hosts:          files dns
> networks:       files
> protocols:      db files
> services:       db files
> ethers:         db files
> rpc:            db files
> netgroup:       nis
> Your AD users and groups will then be available on your Linux machine.
> You can verify their existence with "getent group" and "getent passwd".
> You also need to have winbindd running.
> Adam Lassek wrote:
> > OK, I see how it works. This is what Daniel was getting at, I just
> > wasn't following. Thanks for your help.
> --
> Phil Brutsche
> phil at brutsche.us

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