Nested groups support?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Jan 14 13:01:20 GMT 2004


On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 01:38:34PM +0100, Arthur van Dongen wrote:
> My first impression is that winbind could replace the groups in a group
> with the members of this group. So, if User1 is in Group1, and Group1 is a
> member of Group2, winbind places User1 as a member of both Group1 and
> Group2. This does not conflict with the Unix user/group architecture.

I already thought about such a thing. You only run into the Unix 16- or
32-groups per user limit far too soon.


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