Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Aug 16 01:29:01 GMT 2002

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > Hi Andrew,
> > here's the patch...
> >
> > for the samba.schema
> >
> > added 'userPassword' as MAY to sambaAccount
> I'm not sure I see the need for this.  I understand the ldap password sync
> option that would update userPassword, but that would only seem necessary
> if you were intending to syncrhonrize Samba & "some one object class"
> password.  Why add userPassword to a sambaAccount object?  It would seem
> better to keep the userPassword in another object (e.g. posixAccount)
> so that the synchronization would really matter.
> Make sense?

I agree.  And the LDAP exOp might not even modify that attribute - what
it modifies is up to the backend.


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