security = ads stays in for now [Re: CVS update: samba/source/nsswitch]

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Wed Jun 25 16:00:07 GMT 2003

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On 23 Jun 2003, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > > I really think we should get rid of 'security=ads'.  Is there any good
> > > reason to keep it?
> > 
> > It is used to test whether ir not we are trying to be an AD DC.
> > I think this will be harder to tell without it.
> I think a seperate, clearly marked 'developer' option would be the
> better choice here.  So we can clearly document 'this breaks stuff'.
> > And since 'security = ads' has had so much visibility in the 3.0
> > snapshots, i would be loath to remove it at this stage of the game.
> Yes - I should have just put up a patch months ago.  But even if we keep
> it in as a synonym for 'domain', I think that we can create a much
> easier user experience by dropping the whole thing...

just to close this one out.  "security = ads" stays in for now.
We can revisit it later on sometime, but for now its there for 3.0.

cheers, jerry
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