NT user authentication

Jeremy Allison jallison at cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Wed Dec 2 16:56:20 GMT 1998

Andrej Borsenkow wrote:
> I got this from a book on NT networking. Can anybody please comment on this?
> This describes, how member of NT domain verifies remote logon request
> 1. check (domain,user) with DC. If O.K. log user on as (domain,user)
> 2. check user against local user database. If O.K., log on as local user
> 3. if guest is allowed, log on as guest
> 4. deny request
> I am somewhay uneasy about 2 ...

Yes this is how it works. It is also how Samba 2.0 works
also. Don't know about the HEAD branch as that has so
widely diverged at the moment.


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