[Samba] what is the limit max. characters of group names?
meike.stone at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 13 04:30:34 MST 2015
Hello dear list,
no one who can help?
2014-11-06 16:45 GMT+01:00 Meike Stone <meike.stone at googlemail.com>:
> I've running a samba server:
> * Samba 3.6.3
> * using LDAP for users an groups
> part. of config:
> workgroup = Samba
> security = user
> ldap admin dn = uid=samba_user,cn=admin,o=company,c=net
> passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://ldap01.company.net
> ldap suffix = cn=users,o=company,c=net
> ldap user suffix = cn=accounts
> ldap group suffix = cn=groups
> ldap passwd sync = No
> The server is running well.
> But my Question is:
> Where are limits regarding the length of group names.
> What is the max. length, that samba supports?
> AFIK, MS Windows (AD) will support a maximum of 64 characters.
> Does anyone know if (or better where) there are limits of the underlying layers?
> - kernel
> - libraries (libc, ...)
> - nss
> - nscd
> I've tried to find any reliable informations, but I've found mostly
> only old informations.
> Some says 32 characters, but I tried to use longer names with ldap and
> samba, it works.
> What max. length is a good value, where I'm on the "safe side"?
> Thanks Meike
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