[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated - release-4-0-0alpha6-917-g8e19a28

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Feb 18 13:44:09 MST 2009

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Zachary Loafman wrote:

> The short answer is no, this can't be solved today without a code
> change. The customer has an environment where NSS is hitting LDAP/NIS,
> and they need the token to represent what comes back from NIS. It adds a
> prohibitive administration cost to require the customer to add a
> username map parameter for every new user in this environment.
> There are other possible code changes, but the way I went seemed the
> cleanest. I also considered adding some sort of wildcarding into the
> username map itself, but I think the way I implemented it is fairly
> straightforward.
> I do agree that this entire path is too complex.

Isn't this the nss_map_to/from alias code I added?

I mean, you can map the Windows name to whatever you want
in the nss_info plugin.

cheers, jerry
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