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Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 19:24:44 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Corinna or Pierre please comment? [jason AT tishler DOT net: Re: setuid() problem when disconnected from PDC under 1.3.12-2]
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On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 11:59:51AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:58:26PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 08:50:52AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > > But, the current implementation causes sshd and cron to fail for
> > > domain users when their server is disconnected from its PDC.  IMO,
> > > this is not good.
> > 
> > What's the alternative?  To use wrong user info as I described?
> 
> What about requiring the (interested) user to hand edit their /etc/group
> file to contain the necessary information?

As per my suggestion to let it go with only the info from passwd
and group files.

> Does anyone know if this information is cached locally by disconnected

It is for some amount of time.  It's called "cached credentials".

> boxes?  And if so, is there a (convenient) way to retrieve it?

Dunno.  It seems only retrievable by logon apps.

Corinna

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