idra at samba.org
Tue Oct 3 16:43:25 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 09:10 -0700, James Peach wrote:
> On 03/10/06, simo <idra at samba.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 08:47 -0700, James Peach wrote:
> > > On 03/10/06, simo <idra at samba.org> wrote:
> > > > I have updated the document
> > > > ( http://samba.org/~idra/samba3_newidmap.pdf ) to eliminate the flags
> > > > and change IDmap behavior accordingly to my last email of this night.
> > >
> > > Simo, what are your thoughts about the upgrade path for this? Will that depend
> > > on each idmap backend?
> > No the default behavior will be completely backward compatible.
> > If you have not defined a backend then the current tdb will be used.
> > Otherwise the current tdb will be simply discarded and the backend
> > specified will be used.
> Great! This is the default TDB backend in your diagram?
Yes, by default we will use the current tdb, as we do now.
> > > Also, would it be useful to provide a generic way for administrators to make
> > > static ID mappings in the idmap layer?
> > We will need to think about that, yes, do you have any proposal in mind?
> err ... not really :) I imagine you could read some kind of mapping file to
> pre-populate the cache with non-expiring entries ....
Backends have permanent entries, they never expire.
Only the cache has expiring entries.
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