[Review Request] libwbclient-sssd
simo at samba.org
Wed Jun 25 08:08:41 MDT 2014
On Tue, 2014-06-24 at 15:37 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> 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.
No, dragging in a dbus dependency in every application for nss/pam is
certainly and most-definitely off the table.
> 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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