[PATCH] New external idmap module

simo idra at samba.org
Wed May 31 18:54:07 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 20:50 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 02:42:54PM -0400, simo wrote:
> > > 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.
> > 
> > A system like this would certainly be feasible but would be much slower
> > than a local unix socket would be.
> What should be the server end of that local unix socket?

An idea was to make something like this:
idmap_extetrnal <--unix-socket--> local idmap daemon <--secure tcp
protocol--> central idmap daemon

> > Anyway would you still find acceptable to have an option to bypass
> > idmap_tdb ?
> If we get an acceptable network server for it, then be it.



Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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