[Samba] winbind + samba limits with large AD?

Ralf Gross Ralf-Lists at ralfgross.de
Wed Jul 11 08:45:00 GMT 2007

Michael Adam schrieb:
> Assuming you have a web proxy, you can try rsync with setting
> the environment variable RSYNC_PROXY to $proxy_ip:$proxy_port
> (like "export RSYNC_PROXY=" in bash).

Proxy only allows port 80 and 443, 873 is blocked.
> > http://svnanon.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/compiling.html#id442180
> > I can't reach http://svnweb.samba.org/. 
> That should probably be websvn instead of svnweb, but this is
> for inspecting single files and diffs, not for downloading the
> sources anyway.

Ok, I thought there is a way to use svn+http to get the files.
> > Is there another way to get the 3_2 release by svn/http?
> If you can't get it with rsync through http, I could put
> a tarball for download somewhere tomorrow. Just let me know.

I was able to get it at home and put it on a cd :)
> > > The reason why lookup_groupmem gets used in "ls -l" at all is
> > > that the getgrgid library call is used to resolve the gids into
> > > names, and this call returns not only the name but the whole 
> > > group structure, including the list of members.
> > > 
> > > So to confirm my assumptions above, you could compare the
> > > runtime of "ls -l" to that of "ls -ln": The latter should be
> > > much faster! 
> > 
> > Thanks for your reply, I'll try to get the source and compile it. This
> > might take some time. BTW: wbinfo also wasn't working right and
> > winbindd was not responding after issuing that command.
> By "that command" you mean "ls -ln"?

And 'wbinfo -g' or 'wbinfo -u'. I couldnt't get the user and group and
winbindd died after that command.
> Well, let's see what improvement the new version brings.
> BTW: The enhancements were made specifically for environments
> with hundreds of thousands of users and groups (and large
> groups!) in ad.

Sounds promising!


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