Bug 6057 - Add limit for offline credential cache
Add limit for offline credential cache
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: Samba 3.6
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Winbind
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All Linux
: P3 enhancement
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Assigned To: Guenther Deschner
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Reported: 2009-01-19 21:36 UTC by Nick (550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist)
Modified: 2010-01-25 05:24 UTC (History)
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Description Nick (550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist) 2009-01-19 21:36:04 UTC
It would be nice if a limit for the offline winbind credential cache was implemented, to reduce the number of password hashes and account data that are kept on a mobile machine.  Microsoft has this ability on their active directory client, which works fairly well by deleting the oldest cached credentials beyond the user specified limit (defaults to 10 I think, but can be changed via group policy).
Comment 1 Michael Adam 2009-11-19 09:30:37 UTC
Do you mean a limit as in "first come first served" ?
Comment 2 Michael Adam 2009-11-19 09:31:17 UTC
Oh, sorry, I misread that. I just kicks out the oldest cache entry when a new one arrives. Should be doable.
Comment 3 Karolin Seeger 2010-01-25 05:24:53 UTC
Too late for enhancements in 3.5. Raising version.