[Samba] winbind causing huge timeouts/delays since 4.8

Ralph Böhme slow at samba.org
Sun Feb 24 11:20:43 UTC 2019

> Am 24.02.2019 um 12:14 schrieb Volker Lendecke via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 08:16:55AM +0000, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
>> Well yes, it could be used for the default domain, but what about the
>> 'DOMAIN' domain ?
>> From my understanding, the default range is meant for the Well Known
>> SIDs and anything outside the given domains and there are less than two
>> hundred Well known SIDs.
>> To be honest, I have never really seen the point to autorid, it just
>> seems to be the 'rid' backend with a way to set the range size.
>> I will stick to recommending using 'tdb' for the '*' domain and 'ad'
>> or 'rid' for any other domains.
> Autorid is made to combine the efficiency of rid with the ease of
> configuration of tdb. tdb generates a lot of entries in its database,
> autorid is very small. For me, if we could, we would make autorid the
> default these days. But this would break too many existing tdb default
> setups. Of course, wherever people have SFU maintained in AD, that is
> clearly preferrable. For everybody else, I think autorid is just a
> great idea. But that's mostly me :-)

me too. And is we've just seen idmap_ad has its issues in large environments.


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