CVS update: samba/source/passdb

Anders C. Thorsen anders at
Tue Nov 28 02:57:24 GMT 2000

On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 08:29:01AM -0600, Gerald Carter wrote:
> "Anders C. Thorsen" wrote:
> > 
> > Does anyone know if ldap supports case-insensitive searches?
> Yes.

So if the passdb backends is designed with support for searching 
(non casesensitive) that could be the best solution? 
(and much faster than /etc/passwd :) )

This should work fine in the cases where smbpaswd is used today (encrypted

For unencrypted passwords one could have a module "unix_pwd" or so, which
would utilize the search method described earlier. [This should also be
true for other data sources which are case sensitive].


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