[Samba] Enhancement of wbinfo in samba2.2.6pre2

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 2 07:44:01 GMT 2002

Nir Soffer wrote:

> > The problem is that if winbindd's PDC requires authenticaion (ie
> > RestrictAnonymous is in effect) then it won't handle reqests until it
> > logs in.  But if we don't read the smb.conf locally, we can't
> > split the
> > username correctly, or find the location of secrets.tdb...
> Is it (in theory, at least), possible to block at least _some_ requests
> when there's no connection to the PDC?
> >From what I see in the code, it will be really, really hard...
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but apparently init_domain_list blocks until it
> finds something, and process_loop is only called afterwards. Am I right?
> I can patch up wbinfo to accept a command line argument for where to
> read smb.conf, while this will _still_ be an ugly hack, it'll be less
> ugly, and at least more usable. Will you accept it for 2_2?

Thats not up to me, but we are trying to keep all development in HEAD as
far as possible.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
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