Question on ntlm_auth tool

Tim Potter tpot at
Thu Sep 16 02:13:35 GMT 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 11:56:34AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > So if the ntlm_auth tool is enhanced to return the group information, would 
> > it be just a list of SIDs or it could be the actual group names? If it will 
> > be SIDs, do we need to query the domain controllers for the groupnames, or 
> > Samba has other API we can use to do the conversion?
> My suggestion is that we would return SIDs only, and that you would
> convert the names that you store for ACLs into SIDs, for comparison.  
> (The reason we would only return the SIDs is to avoid the extra network
> cost.)

Maybe add a -n option to the ntlm_auth program?

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