New feature for winbindd
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Thu Dec 13 14:42:57 GMT 2007
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Pedro de Medeiros wrote:
> Hi, list.
> I am thinking of implementing a new feature in winbindd that
> allows me to do this in smb.conf:
> idmap uid = | /usr/local/bin/getmynumber %U
> idmap gid = | /usr/local/bin/getmynumber %U
> Basically it will get new uids and gids from an application,
> instead of allocating new uids and gids serially for users as
> they first login to the host. After that, the uid/gid could still
> be stored in the tdb database.
> So it is the application's job to guarantee that uid is unique,
> but that is besides the point.
> I am willing to write a patch if there is interest in this
> feature. :)
This would belogn in an idmap allocator plugin an not in
the core winbindd code. Should be easy to do.
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