Suggestion: make Winbindd more Active-Directory-alike

Tim Potter tpot at
Wed Nov 28 02:36:02 GMT 2001

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:21:15PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > Nope, as winbindd would see this as user "DOMAIN" in domain "username" :-).
> > This is an excellent idea actually. Maybe something that tells winbindd
> > (and samba) to treat names in the user at domain format rather than the
> > reverse....
> > 
> > I bet it'd quickly become the popular default !
> As the person who has been asked to intergrate Active Dirctory into
> winbind, I do have to say I like the idea.  Not sure I'll get to
> implment it (not much time to get this whole thing done) but I do like
> it.

Well as I have been heard to say in the past, this shouldn't be too
hard.  (-:  All the conversion from unix name format to nt domain
and username is all done in one spot.


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