Samba PDC and WinNT BDC
jra at samba.org
Fri Dec 7 13:22:19 GMT 2001
On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 01:05:46PM -0800, Mike Papper wrote:
> We tried the following: on Linux run samba 2.2.2 with winbind and nsswitch to
> "add" the NT users to the linux machines set of users. Problem: winbind leaks
> memory. When you have 15,000 users in the PDC, logging into the linux machine
> can take a long time. The linux machine hits the PDC an awful lot (network
> traffic and PDC load) as it keeps updating its list.
This is fixed in the current winbindd code in the SAMBA_2_2 CVS tree.
If you'd like to test it out that would be very welcome, a lot
of work is currently going on in this area to speed this up.
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