[PATCH] New external idmap module
idra at samba.org
Wed May 31 19:07:47 GMT 2006
On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 21:05 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> 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?
The ability to provide a non-GPL compatible local daemon without the
performance hit of a secure protocol.
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org
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