does ldapsam:trusted=yes really work?
mangoo at wpkg.org
Mon Jan 30 12:30:32 GMT 2006
Volker Lendecke schrieb:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 11:00:31AM +0100, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>Why does Samba still want to use NSS with "ldapsam:trusted=yes" in smb.conf?
> Right now ldapsam:trusted is mainly a speed feature, you still need to have the
> Unix users from nss around. Very slowly but steadily I'm finding my way through
> the code to possibly make that unnecessary, although I'm not sure if that is
Ahh, now I understand.
Well, it may be desirable, just imagine systems without NSS.
If you're wondering what systems on this Earth don't support NSS
nowadays: all systems which use uClibc instead of glibc.
This means all really small, embedded systems running Samba.
Right now I have to generate /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow from the LDAP
content, which is not that nice.
Generally, what needs to be done to make this work (users in LDAP
Perhaps there could be an "ugly" hack (comment out checking for a user
via NSS etc.), or is it more complicated?
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