wbinfo -a uses plaintext authentication ...

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Mon Jan 14 14:44:06 GMT 2002

On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 09:44:25AM -0500, Jim McDonough wrote:

> >The wbinfo case is interesting because provides a very nice way to
> >example all the winbind calls.  In fact it would almost standalone if
> >not for the secrets.tdb stuff.  When we have groups like squid also
> >looking to use winbind having a clear single example (and testing)
> >executable makes everybody's life easier.
> This is a much better argument for keeping this function outside of 'net'.
> Or perhaps the 'net' command should link in the wbinfo functionality,
> giving the unified interface for samba setups, and the standalone
> convenience for winbind-only setups.

Ok I'm convinced! (-:  I guess I should have learned by now that testing
tools have a way of hanging around and becoming used in backup scripts

I'll have a look at cleaning up wbinfo.


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