Nested groups support?
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Wed Jan 14 15:52:27 GMT 2004
My idea was to have a "group unroll allowed" parameter so that you can
specify which groups are allowed to be unrolled ...
If you want to try to write out something feel free to submit a patch.
On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 16:24, avdspam at xs4all.nl wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 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.
> > Volker
> Would it be worth the effort if I (try to) write a patch for unrolling
> nested groups? The maximum number of groups per user limit could be
> handled separately, I think.
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