libsmbclient: Browsing and a URI spec?

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Thu Jan 4 17:29:14 GMT 2001

On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Welsh, Armand wrote:

> authenticating against a server, instead of the domain, even though you
> logged into the domain, you only need to specify the server name, as the
> workgroup/domain.  I have done this on my linux box, with smbclient, to log
> into my NT Workstation as the local administrator.  While I was logged in
> the Workstation as my domain user account on another share.

However, you as a *client* cannot ask the server to authenticate you against
another server.  You can specify domain credentials, and the server will
figure out on its own what authentication server to use.  This is really the
only secure way to do it.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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