winbindd background process and privileged request

Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Oct 21 09:32:22 GMT 2004

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 12:09:19PM -0700, Qiao Yang wrote:
> There are some requests (e.g. auth_crap) are required to be from a privileged
> socket, otherwise winbindd will deny the request. The problem is that the
> background process always reads requests from the pipe so the requests that
> background process gets are never privileged. As the result, background
> process always denies these requests. It means that in some scenarios, the
> cache entry may never be updated.

There is no entry for auth_crap in the normal winbindd_cache.tdb. Moreover, we
never push authentication to the background daemon, this can not be cached.

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