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Re: Simplify AD integration?

On Aug  6 10:47, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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.

Done.  For the time being I decided to keep the code intact, but
to disable the ability to change the settings from /etc/nsswitch.conf.

This leaves us with a very simple nsswitch.conf which only understands


This is in the latest snapshot from


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