[Samba] Samba LDAP caching when LDAP server unavailable -
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 18 00:08:00 GMT 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 10:16 -0500, William Burns wrote:
> I had heard that some people were interested in caching passwords (which
> could be stored in NIS, or LDAP) on linux laptops so that a user could
> log in even when disconnected from their LDAP or NIS domain.
> The theory was that the nss (name service switch) and nscd (name service
> cache daemon) system(s) could be tuned/modified to cache this information.
> As far as I know, this has not been done/tested for use w/ samba the way
> you describe.
For this in an AD domain, there has been a lot of work done in Samba's
trunk development tree for this (disconnected laptop) behaviour.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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