FreeBSD + winbindd success stories?

Johan Hendriks joh.hendriks at
Mon Sep 22 11:09:28 UTC 2014

Op 22-09-14 om 12:49 schreef Victor Sudakov:
> Colleagues,
> If someone has successfully configured winbind with FreeBSD, please
> share your success story.
> I cannot make it work for some reason. "wbinfo -t" reports success,
> "wbinfo -u" lists users on the domain controller. So I assume
> samba+winbindd are configured and joined correctly.
> Next I edit /etc/nsswitch.conf to include:
> group: files winbind
> passwd: files winbind
> But "getent passwd" does not list any Windows users, only local Unix ones.
> What am I doing wrong?
> I would very much like to hear from someone who successfully sees
> DOMAIN\user users on her FreeBSD system.

If you do the following what is the output

# id <username from AD>

It should give you the AD users info. I use samba in our domain from 
version samba 3.0  to 4.1 and I have no problems.


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