RFC: Kerberos client support

gcarter at valinux.com gcarter at valinux.com
Mon Oct 23 16:36:35 GMT 2000

"Mayers, Philip J" wrote:
> Ok,
> I've said several times that I'm going to look at 
> implementing Kerberos client support in Samba, and now 
> it's gotten to the point where it would be seriously useful 
> to me. So, I'm going to start down a (probably long and
> painful) road of research & development...
> Before I start, is anyone else working on this, does anyone 
> else want to cooperate, and if anyone has done 
> any investigative work (and come up with "Too hard, we need X 
> and Y and Z before that") then please let me know. The
> mailing list would seem an appropriate place to discuss this?
> What I'm talking about: Allowing Samba as a file-server to 
> accept Kerberos/GSSAPI authentication from incoming client
> connections, by accepting and supplying "extended security" 
> in the SMB NegProt. This has nothing to do with PDC 
> functionality, in the large-scale, although having
> this infrastructure in place will probably be necessary 
> for Native-mode Win2K support.

Phil,  What clients will be sending this information?

Cheers, jerry
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