[Samba] Samba LDAP caching when LDAP server unavailable - possible?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Jan 18 08:10:27 GMT 2006

Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> 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.

Is there anything that might go to the stable anytime soon?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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