redesign of passworddb

samba-technical at samba-technical at
Wed Sep 26 13:24:22 GMT 2001

On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 12:40:03PM -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, koen muylkens wrote:
> > I'm intrested in a fallbacksystem for password databases (e.g.: search
> > in samba-passworddatabase if user is not found in the
> > ldap-passworddatabase). A line in the smb.conf should define the
> > sequence of the passworddatabases(e.g: passworddatabase = ldap, samba
> > (=first search ldap then search sambapasswdfile))
> >
> > Is there already work done in this area? Is this already possible in
> > the current version of 'passdb' which is backported from HEAD? Does
> > this redesign of passdb make it possible to change the
> > passworddatabase?
> The first thing we need to do is to develop a portable module
> loading interface in Samba which can be used to order a set
> of shared libraries or lookups.  RIght now, this a a compile
> time option.

Like libtool ltdl? Or are you talking about something completely

albert chin (china at

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