[PATCH] New external idmap module
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed May 31 18:35:09 GMT 2006
On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 02:28:01PM -0400, simo wrote:
> > 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.
> Can you explain what you mean by secure and authenticated protocol?
> A unix socket can be protected by unix permissions, this way it is
> certainly secure and authentication is not an issue.
I mean something that I can put on a normal company network
and have the 100 boxes you mention connect to it. A local
only implementation or a completely unauthenticated daemon
does not meet these requirements. Neither does any stunnel
construct which way too easy to screw up.
It's a bit like Samba4: It needs to be simple to set up and
be reasonably secure without much configuration.
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