RFC: Kerberos client support

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at polimi.it
Wed Oct 25 10:15:30 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.
> Regards,
> Phil
As this may imply a partial or total rewrite of the passdb I'm
have you any ideas on how to insert this thing in samba?

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