[PATCH] New external idmap module

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed May 31 18:25:06 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 10:19:18AM -0700, Dave Daugherty wrote:
> I hear your concerns and know that unified UID/GID migration is a tough
> problem, but I believe it's the sort of capability that Quest, Centrify,
> and likely Centeris must solve - and the winbind_idmap.tdb is one of the
> migration points. If you agree with the above statement, and the Samba
> team wants to promote interoperability in a sanctioned way with products
> from the above, then I think you would agree that the external control
> the ID mapping cache just makes it a little easier for us.

Thanks for raising that. I would be willing to accept a
module that implements a secure and authenticated protocol
if it comes along with a sample GPL server implementation.
This would help us increase the usability of Samba, which is
certainly in your best intention as well.

Best regards,

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