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Re: Simplify AD integration?

On Aug  4 21:00, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I just uploaded a new snapshot to
> This snapshot contains only a single change:  It drops the prepended
> plus entirely,  So the builtin and well-known accounts are now called as
> familiar: SYSTEM instead of +SYSTEM, Administrators instead of
> +Administrators, etc.
> The documentation doesn't reflect this change yet, but I will fix that
> pretty soon.
> As for other changes, I'm still not sure since we seem to have as
> many different opinions as interested community members :}
> I would still like to drop the db_prefix and db_separator settings and
> just stick to the setting called "auto":
>     builtin accounts;   "SYSTEM", "Administrators", etc.
>     primary domain      "corinna", "yaakov", ...
> This is typically all you see on non-domain machines.  On domain
> maches, add this:
>     other domain:       "DOMAIN1+walter", "DOMAIN2+mathilda"
> (local SAM accounts are subsumed under "other domain" here).
> Would anybody have really terrible problems with this approach?
> If so, what problems?

So nobody would really have a problem?  Wow, that's cool.  I guess
I'll remove the db_prefix and db_separator settings pretty soon.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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