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Re: can posixGroup be configured to contain other posixGroups?

søn, 2002-11-03 kl. 11:56 skrev Oliver George:

> I can see that posixGroup is intended to only contain memberuid's in the
> same way that /etc/group lists uid's.  It's logical at times for groups
> to be members of other groups, how do administrators get around this
> limitation?

O.k., I'm willing to hang out my basic lack of Intellectual capability.
I'm better at empirical solutions than intellectual suchlike.

I don't see how a Unix group can be a member of another Unix group,
since it would then have to have a UID number, which by definition would
exclude it from being a group. I can see how a Unix user can be a member
of several groups.

I can make an LDAP group a member of another group by putting it into an
OU, for example, making another OU on which the first is dependant and
arranging the RDN hierarchically. I can continue this hierarchy ad
infinitum, or until LDAP crashes for some reason or another.




Tony Earnshaw

Could have been Henrik Ibsen's, Ole Bull's,
Henrik Wergelands's, Camilla Collet's and more's
last words, but weren't: «Fanden helder, helder
det at have sadset, end det at ikke have sadset
i det hele taget.»

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