Nested groups support for smbd

Stefan Voelkel Stefan.Voelkel at
Tue Feb 24 16:05:28 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 19:22, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 02:05:53PM +0100, Stefan Völkel wrote:
> > Is there a way to work around the NGROUPS limit?
> No, I don't think so. This is a kernel-induced limit.

I know, I also know of the kernel and glibc patch.

I am using Samba 3 via winbind against a w2k3 AD Domain. The Windows
people want to use nested groups (that would be covered by your patch).
The problem is, that we will have more than 32 groups per User.

So the question is, would it be possible to introduce some kind of
credential cache?

Stefan Völkel                            stefan.voelkel at
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