[Samba] Samba-LDAP:Ldap call each time you open a text file?

werner maes werner.maes at cc.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Jun 19 00:29:06 GMT 2002

At 11:14 19/06/2002, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>werner maes wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > 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.

Thanks for the information.
Do you know whether this ldap handling will be improved?
I tried to eliminate the smb.conf options that could effect this behaviour 
but with no result. The ldap calls were still made.


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