[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch v3-5-test updated

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Tue Jun 14 12:00:27 MDT 2011

The branch, v3-5-test has been updated
       via  4829da5 s3-docs Add documentation for 'client use spnego principal'
      from  a32956a WHATSNEW: Start release notes for 3.5.10.


- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit 4829da5bd4989b7e4b7e858af1770f13d9d2e647
Author: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
Date:   Tue Jun 14 22:16:02 2011 +1000

    s3-docs Add documentation for 'client use spnego principal'


Summary of changes:
 .../security/clientusepsnegoprincipal.xml          |   28 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 docs-xml/smbdotconf/security/clientusepsnegoprincipal.xml

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diff --git a/docs-xml/smbdotconf/security/clientusepsnegoprincipal.xml b/docs-xml/smbdotconf/security/clientusepsnegoprincipal.xml
new file mode 100644
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+<samba:parameter name="client use spnego principal"
+                 context="G"
+				 type="boolean"
+                 advanced="1" developer="1"
+                 xmlns:samba="http://www.samba.org/samba/DTD/samba-doc">
+    <para>This parameter determines whether or not
+    <citerefentry><refentrytitle>smbclient</refentrytitle>
+    <manvolnum>8</manvolnum></citerefentry> and other samba components
+    acting as a client will attempt to use the server-supplied
+    principal sometimes given in the SPNEGO exchange.</para>
+    <para>If enabled, Samba can attempt to use Kerberos to contact
+    servers known only by IP address.  Kerberos relies on names, so
+    ordinarily cannot function in this situation. </para>
+    <para>If disabled, Samba will use the name used to look up the
+    server when asking the KDC for a ticket.  This avoids situations
+    where a server may impersonate another, soliciting authentication
+    as one principal while being known on the network as another.
+    </para>
+    <para>Note that Windows XP SP2 and later versions already follow
+    this behaviour, and Windows Vista and later servers no longer
+    supply this 'rfc4178 hint' principal on the server side.</para>
+<value type="default">no</value>

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