passdb interface design

Gerald Carter jerry at
Mon Oct 14 14:42:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:

> * The other alternative is to move the (not too big) groupdb API
>   entirely to the passdb backend. This would make it possible to get
>   LDAP replication for group mapping quite easily. We could encapsulate 
>   LDAP (with connection caching.... ;-) in one file.
> * Design of LDAP replication: What about a sambaGroup objectclass as
>   supplementary to posixGroup that contains gid, sid, ntname,
>   grouptype, comment etc? All the stuff that mapping.c stores in the
>   tdb.

Both of these ideas sound fine to me....

cheers, jerry
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