Cyrus, Solaris 10, ZFS? (and NIS?)
banz at umbc.edu
Thu Oct 5 22:28:15 EDT 2006
On Oct 5, 2006, at 10:05 PM, Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-10-05 at 16:46 -0400, Chaskiel M Grundman wrote:
>> mynewstate is taking 8s to run, and very little of the time is
>> taken up in
>> local subroutines.
>> auth_unix.c:mynewstate calls getpwnam, and then iterates over all the
>> groups using getgrent(),
>> checking to see what groups the user is in. The fact that imapd
>> does this
>> twice might be a bug, but even if it didn't do it twice, it would
>> still be
> to speed up initgroups, make sure you have the netid.byname NIS
> map. if
> you're not familiar with it, the keys should be "unix.UID at NISDOMAIN",
> the values are "UID:GID,GID,GID,...". an example for my account,
> is uid 1232 in domain "ifi":
> key: "unix.1232 at ifi"
> value: "1232:0,6,15,7411,11232"
> presto, no iteration through the complete group map needed!
Unfortunately, in the cyrus implementation (they don't call the
"real" initgroups() specifically), they're iterating through the
group map entry by entry... The (somewhat mysterious) netid map
isn't going to help :(
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