[PATCH] New external idmap module

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed May 31 19:05:44 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 02:59:59PM -0400, simo wrote:
> > > idmap_extetrnal <--unix-socket--> local idmap daemon <--secure tcp
> > > protocol--> central idmap daemon
> > 
> > What is the advantage to go via the local unix domain
> > socket?
> 1: remove the overhead of signing and protocol shacking
> 2: be able to survive an interruption of communication with the remote
> server

What is the difference to doing it in the winbind idmap
child? What is the difference in the unix domain protocol to
the network protocol? Why implement two different protocols?

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