Winbind - functionality extension needed

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Jul 8 22:19:39 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-08 at 17:02 +0200, Ondrej Valousek wrote:
> > If I'm not completely wrong, winbind does all this. See
> > "idmap backend = ad" and "winbind nss info = rfc2307".
> >
> >   
> Well it does - but only for "passwd" and "group" NSS databases. It can 
> not handle other databases like services, protocols, networks..... :-(

Why would services or protocols change often enough to maintain with
anything other than a package manager?

Perhaps you can shed some light on your proposed use case?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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