Bug 214683 - enabling winbind should NOT add entrires to everything in /etc/nsswitch.conf
enabling winbind should NOT add entrires to everything in /etc/nsswitch.conf
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-11-08 16:01 EST by Jeffrey Moyer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-11-30 11:05:05 EST
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Description Jeffrey Moyer 2006-11-08 16:01:23 EST
Description of problem:
Enabling winbind will cause a "winbind" source to be added to, among other
things, the automount line in /etc/nsswitch.conf.  This causes problems, since
autofs doesn't actually support winbind.

Additionally, nss_winbind doesn't support anything other than user and group
lookup, so it really doesn't make sense to add winbind to lines other than those.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.0.23c-2

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enabled winbind in authconfig
2. Check /etc/nsswitch.conf

Actual results:
winbind is enabled for more than just user/group

Expected results:
winbind should only be enabled for user/group

Additional info:

This is likely also a bug in the devel branch and the RHEL 5 branch.
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2006-11-30 10:31:29 EST
authconfig-5.3.12-1.fc6 has been pushed for fc6, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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