Security Identifier (SID) to User Identifier (uid) ResolutionSystem
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Thu Dec 30 20:23:14 GMT 1999
> > > What *exactly* do you mean by "accept". This is the crux of the
> > > discussion. Currently Samba "accepts" logons by name. Samba only
> > > accepts SIDs in ACL set requests. It currently doesn't accepts a
> > > non-local SID in an ACL set request, and I don't think it should.
> > i know you don't. means samba will never be fully nt-domain
> > interoperable.
> Well, in order for Samba to store a non-local SID in an
> ACL set it must have some way to store it in the filesystem.
> POSIX doesn't allow this.
> If this is the problem that means "samba will never be fully nt-domain
> interoperable" then I'm sorry, but I can't fix all the POSIX
> systems in the world.
read the abstract of the draft-lkcl-sidtouid paper, again.
SURS tables don't _fid_ all the POSIX systems in the world, they are there
in the _Absence_ of POSIX not being fixed.
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