[PATCH] New external idmap module

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 31 18:34:22 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 02:28:01PM -0400, simo wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 20:25 +0200, Volker Lendecke 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.

Well a versioned protocol with simple signing might be
good. The main thing is to have a sample GPL server that
implements it, thus showing it's more generically usefull
to Samba as well as proprietary software.


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