[Samba] [samab] 3.0.11 privileges where do they live

mike at jurney.org mike at jurney.org
Mon Feb 7 20:35:50 GMT 2005

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

> IMO there is no advantage.  The privileges would be separate entries
> that would be stored as a bitmask or an octet-string.  Nothing that you
> would be editing via LDAP tools.
> The main advantage of LDAP is to consolidate information that is shared
> by 2 or more applications. Storing users makes sense.  Storing
> privileges is just using LDAP like a database.

You would be able to easily guarantee that privs are identical across all
controllers in a domain.

Michael D. Jurney
mike at jurney.org

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