[Samba] Ntlm_auth possible feature request.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Aug 5 11:58:33 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 14:31 +0100, Plant, Dean wrote:
> We are looking to use ntlm_auth with the --require-membership-of= option
> to restrict user access to the squid proxy.
> Although this is a works great, because nearly all our users are given
> Internet access, there is extra overhead of adding every user to the
> "Allow Internet Group". It would make sense (to me anyway) to have the
> inverse of this option, so as default everyone is granted access except
> for a --not-member-of="Deny Internet Group". This allows simpler
> administration of the user access group, assuming you have less users
> being denied Internet access.

I think this is a useful idea.  Can you file a bug, so at least it is
forgotten in two places?

Feel free to try and knock up a patch :-)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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