RFC: passdb redesign

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Fri Nov 10 15:10:05 GMT 2000

David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Gerald Carter wrote:
> >
> >   Plain text logons validated against /etc/passwd.
> >   Migrating to encrypted passwords in local TDB.
> >   Hmm....I need to think more.
>         And the possibility of parallel use: both
>         encrypted and unencrypted passwords, depending
>         on client.

No that's easy.  Access tp one backend at a time is ok.
Access to multiple backends concurrently causes namespace

Cheers, jerry
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