What is blocking a Samba4 Tech Preview?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Dec 19 06:45:32 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 18:37 -0800, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 02:00 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 08:43:34AM +1100, tridge at samba.org wrote about 'Re: What is blocking a Samba4 Tech Preview?':
> > >  > > In the ACL space I don't think that the current (very valuable) work
> > >  > > tridge is doing should block the release of the code.  Instead we should
> > >  > > hard-code the same 'admin write, others read' ACL that Samba3 has.  
> > >  > That's a sane alternative, indeed. 
> > > yep, and then when the ldb ACLs are working we can do an updated
> > > release.
> > What exactly would be necessary for such a hardcoded ACL? I'm
> > afraid I'm not really sure what kind of architecture we're planning to
> > use for authorization. Security tokens or something similar? 
> We already push a session_info into LDB.  I'm not sure the js is right,
> but the basics are there for the rest of smbd.  The SID list in that can
> be checked against the hard-coded ACL.

The other side of this is the registry, were you added 'push creds and
session info' onto your long TODO list :-)

Once in there to the registry ldb layer, we should be able to use the
same module, I would hope.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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