lookups in smbpasswd file
Gerald W. Carter
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Mar 4 17:43:10 GMT 1998
Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Gerald W. Carter wrote:
> > If this is a limitation, a possible solution would be to keep the
> > standard smbpasswd file but translate it to a DBM hash ( *.dir & *.pag
> > files ) similiar to NIS maps. Smbpasswd could be modified to interface
> > directly iwith the DBM files. Also add an option to dump the map to a
> > flat ASCII file.
> That's a very good idea, and one I've been wanting
> to do for a while. Issues you will need to consider :
So in the meantime, what is a manageable smbpasswd. 500 entries?
1,000? 100? Any ideas? Or does this really just depend on the hardware
of the samba server?
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
"...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
- Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
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