continue to support port in 'password server = dc:12389'?
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon May 23 22:06:02 MDT 2011
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 06:03:36PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:22:33PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > In the mists of time, in the early efforts to add support for
> > 'security=ads', the 'ads server' parameter was added.
> > It was merged with 'password server' in 2003 by Jerry,
> > f51d769dd303027a3dbf46fc89a482933988e866 and has as far as I know never
> > been used, allowing a syntax of:
> > password server = dc:12389
> > Given that AD support involved (C)LDAP, RPC, Kerberos and SMB, being
> > able to specify the LDAP port makes little sense to me.
> > I've been working to clean up the 'password server' documentation and I
> > think the documentation would be simpler if this extra facility didn't
> > exist, and was not advertised.
> > As such, I would like to deprecate this functionality in Samba 3.6.0,
> > and apply the linked patches to 3.6.0.
> +1 from me. Drop the (rather dubious) "feature" :-).
Yes, same here.
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