[Samba] Samba-LDAP:Ldap call each time you open a text file?
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jun 18 18:19:56 GMT 2002
werner maes wrote:
> When I open a text file on a Samba fileserver using LDAP for
> authentication, Samba always makes these LDAP calls (see below). The user
> has been authenticated so why does Samba still makes these LDAP connections?
Samba's ldap handling is 'inefficient' to say the least. It also hits
the underlying getpw*() interface a fair bit - particulary becouse
clients often request additional info about a file - like owner - and
sysadmins have various smb.conf options set.
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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