Discussion from bug # 4088

simo idra at samba.org
Sat Sep 9 18:33:51 GMT 2006

On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 20:19 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Hi!
> Carrying a discussion from bugzilla to where it belongs :-)
> I've got one further comment: I've looked at all the places
> where pdb_get_account_policy is being called. The only one
> which is not a write operation is the bad password stuff. So
> for normal operation we don't fetch account policies. 
> So I would be surprised we would slow down considerably if
> we don't cache them.

I am for changing it to be consistent with users and groups.
Use ldap if that's configured in smb.conf without fancy checking in
tdbsam. The way it is now is imho too much confusing to the casual


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

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