[PATCH 0/4] Implementing name aliasing in Winbind
idra at samba.org
Tue Sep 16 17:37:26 GMT 2008
On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 11:22 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> jerry at samba.org wrote:
> > Folks,
> > This is a set of patches (plus some new work) that I've had in
> > my likewise-open tree for a while. The patches are against
> > the master branch (formerly against the v3-devel tree).
> > The basic idea is to add a "username map" like functionality
> > to Winbind so that you can define name aliases for users
> > and groups. e.g. the name "jerry" is internally handled
> > as the name "AD\gcarter". This is a useful means of transitioning
> > local accounts to an AD domain while still honoring local path
> > names like "/var/spool/mail/jerry". This is also possibly a
> > replacement for the "winbind use default domain" option if
> > implemented in the selected nss_info plugin.
> > The patchesa re as follows:
> > 1. Add name aliasing support
> > 2. Update existing calling to ws_name_XX to use the new API
> > 3. Add the idmap_hash plugin from Likewise Open
> > 4. Implement username aliasing for the idmap_ad plugin
> > based on the "uid" attribute (as an example for an
> > existing plugin)
> Sometimes I think get-send-email hates me. Including all
> four patches here as attachments.
On a general overview patches look good.
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