Bernd Schubert skrev:
> Hi,
>
> on a customer system samba/winbindd is used for windows and unix
> authentication.
>
> I just tuned searches of the ldap backend to speedup by factor 20-200 and
> slapd now doesn't seem to be the bottleneck anymore.
>
> Don't know how well the windows authentication now works, since this is
> presently done by the heartbeat failover server.
>
> However, simply starting 'mc' as root makes winbindd running amok and I have
> no idea what actually happens.
>
> I know this is ancient version 3.0.22, but upgrading without knowing
> regressions is not so easy and so far we have no idea how to properly test
> it first.
>
> Below are 'strace -f mc' logs and winbindd logs. The ldap database has
> about 50000 entries.
>
>
> Any help is greately appreciated!
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Bernd
>
>
> Any idea whats going on? I think its cycling through every of the ~50000
> entries in the ldap database, but what for?
>
>
> Thanks,
> Bernd
>
>

Hi Bernd

mc (Midnight Commander) most likely caches usernames and groups. mc
needs the usernames when tje user wants to change ownership of files and
directories. You can properly get the same winbindd reaction from getent
passwd

--
Rune Tønnesen
Bedste Hilsner/Best Regards


--
To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
instructions: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba