wbinfo(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

wbinfo - Query information from winbind daemon  

SYNOPSIS

wbinfo [-a user%password] [-c username] [-C groupname] [--domain domain] [-I ip] [-s sid] [-u] [-U uid] [-g] [--get-auth-user] [-G gid] [-m] [-n name] [-N netbios-name] [-o user:group] [-O user:group] [-p] [-r user] [--set-auth-user user%password] [--sequence] [-S sid] [-t] [-x username] [-X groupname] [-Y sid]

 

DESCRIPTION

This tool is part of the samba(7) suite.

The wbinfo program queries and returns information created and used by the winbindd(8) daemon.

The winbindd(8) daemon must be configured and running for the wbinfo program to be able to return information.

 

OPTIONS

-a username%password
Attempt to authenticate a user via winbindd. This checks both authenticaion methods and reports its results.

 

Note

Do not be tempted to use this functionality for authentication in third-party applications. Instead use ntlm_auth(1).

-c user
Create a local winbind user.

-C group
Create a local winbindd group.

--domain name
This parameter sets the domain on which any specified operations will performed. If special domain name '.' is used to represent the current domain to which winbindd belongs. Currently only the--sequence,-u, and -g options honor this parameter.

-g
This option will list all groups available in the Windows NT domain for which the samba(7) daemon is operating in. Groups in all trusted domains will also be listed. Note that this operation does not assign group ids to any groups that have not already been seen by winbindd(8).

--get-auth-user
Print username and password used by winbindd during session setup to a domain controller. Username and password can be set using '-A'. Only available for root.

-G gid
Try to convert a UNIX group id to a Windows NT SID. If the gid specified does not refer to one within the idmap gid range then the operation will fail.

-I ip
The -I option queries winbindd(8) to send a node status request to get the NetBIOS name associated with the IP address specified by the ip parameter.

-m
Produce a list of domains trusted by the Windows NT server winbindd(8) contacts when resolving names. This list does not include the Windows NT domain the server is a Primary Domain Controller for.

-n name
The -n option queries winbindd(8) for the SID associated with the name specified. Domain names can be specified before the user name by using the winbind separator character. For example CWDOM1/Administrator refers to the Administrator user in the domain CWDOM1. If no domain is specified then the domain used is the one specified in the smb.conf(5)workgroup parameter.

-N name
The -N option queries winbindd(8) to query the WINS server for the IP address associated with the NetBIOS name specified by the name parameter.

-o user:group
Add a winbindd local group as a secondary group for the specified winbindd local user.

-O user:group
Remove a winbindd local group as a secondary group for the specified winbindd local user.

-p
Check whether winbindd is still alive. Prints out either 'succeeded' or 'failed'.

-r username
Try to obtain the list of UNIX group ids to which the user belongs. This only works for users defined on a Domain Controller.

-s sid
Use -s to resolve a SID to a name. This is the inverse of the -n option above. SIDs must be specified as ASCII strings in the traditional Microsoft format. For example, S-1-5-21-1455342024-3071081365-2475485837-500.

--set-auth-user username%password
Store username and password used by winbindd during session setup to a domain controller. This enables winbindd to operate in a Windows 2000 domain with Restrict Anonymous turned on (a.k.a. Permissions compatiable with Windows 2000 servers only).

--sequence
Show sequence numbers of all known domains

-S sid
Convert a SID to a UNIX user id. If the SID does not correspond to a UNIX user mapped by winbindd(8) then the operation will fail.

-t
Verify that the workstation trust account created when the Samba server is added to the Windows NT domain is working.

-u
This option will list all users available in the Windows NT domain for which the winbindd(8) daemon is operating in. Users in all trusted domains will also be listed. Note that this operation does not assign user ids to any users that have not already been seen by winbindd(8) .

-U uid
Try to convert a UNIX user id to a Windows NT SID. If the uid specified does not refer to one within the idmap uid range then the operation will fail.

-x user
Delete an existing local winbind user.

-X group
Delete an existing local winbindd group.

-Y sid
Convert a SID to a UNIX group id. If the SID does not correspond to a UNIX group mapped by winbindd(8) then the operation will fail.

-V
Prints the program version number.

-h|--help
Print a summary of command line options.

 

EXIT STATUS

The wbinfo program returns 0 if the operation succeeded, or 1 if the operation failed. If the winbindd(8) daemon is not working wbinfo will always return failure.

 

VERSION

This man page is correct for version 3.0 of the Samba suite.

 

SEE ALSO

winbindd(8) and ntlm_auth(1)

 

AUTHOR

The original Samba software and related utilities were created by Andrew Tridgell. Samba is now developed by the Samba Team as an Open Source project similar to the way the Linux kernel is developed.

wbinfo and winbindd were written by Tim Potter.

The conversion to DocBook for Samba 2.2 was done by Gerald Carter. The conversion to DocBook XML 4.2 for Samba 3.0 was done by Alexander Bokovoy.