Project info for SURS

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SURS - SID to uid Resolution System

This is an essential and very simple system that provides integration between the Unix and NT (originally VAX/VMS) Security models

The correct application and use of this simple system is... obscure, at best.

The aim of the project is to produce an nsswitch.conf-like system, with pluggable modules and configuration controlled by /etc/sursswitch.conf

Timothy Cole has written up a first implementation of this, however at the moment, Samba is using an API with identical functionality (because we are pushed for time, and are still working things out)

This project has the following developers:

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