[Review Request] libwbclient-sssd

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 24 07:37:34 MDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 03:00:32PM +0200, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 13:17 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > > FYI for more complex queries the next SSSD release will have a new
> > > provider called InfoPipe which uses the D-Bus protocol. But I guess this
> > > is SSSD specific and will not have much overlaps with samba or winbind
> > > with respect to the protocol.
> > 
> > What additional information goes over this protocol?
> See the design page:
> https://fedorahosted.org/sssd/wiki/DesignDocs/DBusResponder
> tl;dr version is that only the basic POSIX set is allowed by default and
> the admin can configure what additional attributes are made public on
> the bus.
> However, the user and group objects are not quite there yet. We hope to
> get them done completely during the next month or so for the SSSD-1.12.1
> release.

So this means the protocol that nss_sssd speaks right now is
a dead end and everything will go over dbus in the future? I
think Samba should stick with its own module that does not
depend on dbus.

Thanks for the heads-up!


P.S: Maybe we should implement a local NIS server, that has
been around for long enough to be called de-facto standard :-)

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