How samba 3.0 get the NT token for a domain user?

Luke Howard lukeh at PADL.COM
Fri May 9 22:21:05 GMT 2003

>Why doesn't samba use the decoded SIDs?  Sounds strange to me.  
>Can you point me to the functions that does the decoding of the SIDs?  I am 
>curious to have a look at it.

I don't know the SAMBA code well enough to point you to such a
function, but SIDs are stored in Active Directory as a little-
endian binary string (similar, but not quite the same, as the
NDR encoding of SID).

-- Luke

Luke Howard | PADL Software Pty Ltd |

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