[cifs-protocol] RE: How is a krb5 request to cifs/my.realm handled?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jun 30 10:08:05 GMT 2009

On Sun, 2008-12-14 at 18:52 -0800, Richard Guthrie wrote:
> Andrew,
> Thanks for the question. I will create a case for this shortly and an engineer will get in touch with you to begin working this issue.
> Richard Guthrie
> Escalation Engineer
> ________________________________________
> From: Andrew Bartlett [abartlet at samba.org]
> Sent: Sunday, December 14, 2008 7:10 PM
> To: Interoperability Documentation Help
> Cc: pfif at tridgell.net; cifs-protocol at samba.org
> Subject: How is a krb5 request to cifs/my.realm handled?
> A number of our users are having trouble with group policy in Samba4,
> and it seems that their clients (WinXP, Vista) look for their group
> policy information in //my.realm/sysvol
> This name resolves in DNS, but we don't currently have a mapping for it
> in our KDC, because I don't know, if I were to create a mixed
> Microsoft/Samba4 domain what key this would resolve to.
> Given that it must be shared between all domain controllers, is this
> somehow mapped to krbtgt/my.realm?  Is DNS/my.realm also handled this
> way?
> (In the meantime it would of course be trivial to add such a mapping,
> but I want to solve this properly)

Has there been any progress on this?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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