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Re: [Samba] sendmail getting domain\user as email userId




On Fri, 01 Dec 2017 03:12:46 -0500
Mark Foley via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:09:56 +0000 Rowland Penny <rpenny@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> [deleted]
> > > Comments:
> > > 
> > > This "bug" has been hanging around in Samba since April, 2013,
> > > https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9780 It is currently
> > > marked as RESOLVED FIXED by Andrew Bartlett of as 2016-07-28, but
> > > it is clearly not solved. Anyone running `getent passwd` or
> > > `wbinfo` on the AD/DC will get "DOMAIN/user" instead of "user".
> > > Therefore, not solved.
> > > 
> > > This functionality is inconsistent with the values returned by the
> > > same commands on a domain member. 
> > > 
> > > It currently breaks authentication for various facilities on the
> > > AD/DC, not limited to mail MTAs and MDAs. 
> > > 
> > > I've found a number of postings on this list about this problem.
> > > Some people, (Mike E. (posting Thu Jul 21 12:30:40 2016) have
> > > found other work-arounds including using sssd in nsswitch.conf
> > > instead of winbind.  There are 10 postings on the bug report for
> > > people having the same problem including another (Luc Lalonde)
> > > who also switched to sssd. 
> > > 
> > > I believe this is a problem in the real-world and should be more
> > > urgently addressed by the Samba team. I think this is a
> > > fundamental piece of Samba4 and it should work correctly.
> > > 
> > > My two cents worth.
> > > 
> > > --Mark
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:48:06 -0500
> > > To: samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: Re: [Samba] sendmail getting domain\user as email userId
> > > 
> > > [deleted]
> > > 
> >
> > I have re-opened the bug report, the problem is that the devs don't
> > see it as a problem, whilst a lot of users do :-(
> >
> > Rowland
> >
> 
> Thanks Rowland. As a developer myself, I generally consider my users
> problems to be MY problems!
> 
> --Mark
> 

The problem is, the bug report was quickly closed again as 'WONTFIX'
so, though I hate saying this, please investigate nlscd use on the DC.

Rowland

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