Name aliasing in

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 3 10:07:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 09:57:40PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> a) keep lookup_name() as it is?
> b) remove it entirely?
> c) call it whenever a SID is missing from a passwd/group entry, using
> user independent search rules (except if a user looks up itself)? 

I think b) is the way to go.  IMHO we should deprecate using ntsec
w/o SID in the passwd/group files.

> 2002-05-30  Pierre Humblet <>
> 	* (lsa2wchar): Suppressed.
> 	(get_lsa_srv_inf): Suppressed.
> 	(get_logon_server_and_user_domain): Suppressed.
> 	(get_logon_server): Essentially new.
> 	(get_user_groups): Add "domain" argument. Only lookup the
> 	designated server and use "domain" in LookupAccountName.
> 	(is_group_member): Simplify the arguments.
> 	(get_user_local_groups): Simplify the arguments. Do only a
> 	local lookup. Use "BUILTIN" and local domain in LookupAccountName.
> 	(get_user_primary_group). Only lookup the designated server.
> 	(get_group_sidlist): Remove logonserver argument. Do not lookup
> 	any server for the SYSTEM account.
> 	(create_token): Delete logonserver and call to get_logon_server.
> 	Adjust arguments of get_group_sidlist, see above.
> 	* security.h: Delete declaration of get_logon_server_and_user_domain
> 	and add declaration of get_logon_server.
> 	* (internal_get_login): Call get_logon_server instead of
> 	get_logon_server_and_user_domain.



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