[Samba] Re: Q: winbindd, unqualfied users, & name conflicts (a.k.a "Death to 'winbind use default domain'!")

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jul 20 18:55:15 GMT 2006

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Volker Lendecke wrote:

> What happens now? Looking at the code I get the impression
> that we default to DOMAIN\foo. So if we get an unqualified
> name, talloc_asprintf(ctx, "%s\\%s", lp_workgroup(), name),
> try with that and only if that fails then do the naked
> lookup_name() which has its defined order. This is a hack,
> but that whole thing is.

Sure.  If a user of the same name doesn't exist in
the local passdb and domain SAM.  But when LINUX\foo
and DOMAIN\foo both exist, the lookup for DOMAIN\foo
will succeed.

> I did not try this, so it might break horribly.  But I've
> looked at putting lookup_name into /parse_domain_user
> before and did _not_ try that yet.

I was about to and realized it cannot work 100% of the time.
That is what prompted this thread.

cheers, jerry
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