updated newidmap

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Oct 4 00:32:41 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 19:20 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> On Tue, 3 Oct 2006, simo wrote:
> > Example:
> > 
> > default:tdb:10000:15000
> > DOMX:ad:15001:3000000000
> > 
> > allocator:10000:15000
> > 
> > now if you do more than 5k allocs you are out of luck, there is no easy 
> > way around it. And changing all the mappings in AD to make more room is 
> > not easier than coping with a configuration where you have multiple 
> > range allocations.
> Except allowing ranges per domain makes it easier for the admin
> to paint himself/herself in a corner.  We may not can solve all
> the possible issues but we don't have to tie the noose for the
> admin.

Yes I know this is the "mainstream" mantra :-)

> Since several people have voiced concerns against per domain ranges,
> I would consider this a dead issue for now.  I really doubt you will
> be able to convince everyone otherwise.

I have already agreed to not pursue that.
I am not mad at it. :-)

Can you please check the last version of the document (same URL) and see
if it meets your expectation and understanding of the proposal?


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

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