how about you post your pam module here, you might have it configured to
require both local and winbind users instead of either or

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From: Dimitri Yioulos [mailto:dyioulos@firstbhph.com]
Sent: Friday, 31 March 2006 8:33 AM
To: Paul Matthews
Subject: Re: [Samba] Winbind and email server


top-posting by necessity ...

Hi, Paul.

Alas, my nsswitch.conf is properly configured. Any other ideas?

Dimitri


On Thursday March 30 2006 5:12 pm, you wrote:
> well the problem i think your having is that you have not edited the
> /etc/nsswitch.conf file.
>
> change from
>
> passwd: files
> shadow: files
> group: files
>
> to:
>
> passwd: winbind files
> shadow: winbind files
> group: winbind files
>
> or something along those lines, play with the /etc/nsswitch.conf to find
> the right configuration for you.
>
> check out the post i've made on my website about how we use have setup my
> mail system, i think i've done it fairly well
>
> http://www.yourhowto.org/content/view/25/9/
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> ]On Behalf Of Dimitri Yioulos
> Sent: Friday, 31 March 2006 1:53 AM
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> Subject: [Samba] Winbind and email server
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> Folks,
>
> Sincere apologies for asking this again, but I'm just not getting this to
> work, and must be missing something here:
>
> My company's network is based around a Windows 2003 server AD, with

several
> RHEL AS 3 boxes connected to it via samba (3.0.21c-1). *This scheme works
> very well. *I've set up, and have successfully been using a sendmail-based
> email system, too.
>
> My issue is this: *When I create a user account in AD, I have to also
> create it in the mail server. *This is inconvenient and inefficient.
>
> I have samba installed on the mail server. I also have the mkhomedir

module
> installed, and the appropriate line to invoke it is in the samba, pop, and
> smtp.sendmail config files under /etc/pam.d. My users are using the
> Outlook 2003 mail client. *If I create a user in the email server, then
> Outlook has no problem connecting to the mail server using the user's
> credentials from the email server. *But, if the user is only created in

AD,
> then Outlook complains that the incoming pop server won't authenticate the
> user, despite the fact that winbind is fired up, wbinfo -u shows the user,
> and getent passwd shows the user's credentials. Arrrgh! IMHO, this is

the
> one small thing that keeps this from being a really great system.
>
> Can anybody show me the way to get over the hump?
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Dimitri
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