Regression in new wb_lookupname path
jerry at plainjoe.org
Wed Aug 19 06:54:37 MDT 2009
Steven Danneman wrote:
> Falling back on the forest root isn't actually the best response we
> could do. Rather, I think we should probably track which domain in our
> forest is acting as the Global Catalog and fallback to contacting it. I
> don't know that we currently store this information in the winbindd
> parent though.
From what I remember, fallback back to the asking the
forest root is what I saw Windows do. But it has been
a really long time so I might have missed some details.
It would be interesting to know if the LsaLookupName()
call behaves different against a DC in our domain vs. the
GC vs. a forest root DC.
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