Wrong usage of lp_idmap_backend() value?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 3 18:12:07 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 07:45:21AM +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Ok, this is a problem...
> I think we should let pdb_ldap and idmap_ldap
> register an idle event that close an idle connection.
> (time out 60 sec should ok here)
> because this connections are not often used
> because normal idmap lookups should be handle by the local tdb...
> and pdb_ldap is only used on connection startup
> and on using something like usrmgr.exe
> and the connection is only used for a view mins.
> I think the following should be possible
> idmap backend = ldap:ldaps://ldapserver.domain
> (means smbd directly used ldap as remote backend
> and winbind used also ldap as remote backend)
> and
> idmap backend = winbind:ldap:ldaps://ldapserver.domain
> (means smbd used winbind as remote backend
> and winbind uses ldap as remote backend
> so smbd uses winbind as proxy for the ldap remote idmap backend)

Ok - I spoke to Jerry about this and my workaround.
The answer was an explicit *NO* - we're not doing this.

Let's discuss this on samba-technical if you disagree.


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