Re: [Samba] 'winbind separator = +' might cause problems with group membership.
- Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:59:53 -0400
- From: lingpanda101 via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] 'winbind separator = +' might cause problems with group membership.
On 8/8/2017 3:07 PM, Sébastien Boulianne via samba wrote:
With testparm, I got this warning: "'winbind separator = +' might cause problems with group membership."
I searched on Google but I haven't found a right clue.
Which winbind separator should I use ?
From the smb.conf man page.
winbind separator (G)
This parameter allows an admin to define the character used
when listing a username of the form of DOMAIN \user. This parameter is
only applicable when using the pam_winbind.so and
nss_winbind.so modules for UNIX services.
Please note that setting this parameter to + causes problems
with group membership at least on glibc systems, as the character + is
used as a special character for NIS in
Default: winbind separator = \
Example: winbind separator = +
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