CIFS and Kerberos question
tpot at samba.org
Sat Dec 14 02:18:00 GMT 2002
On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 08:26:40AM +1100, Luke Howard wrote:
> >[Question 3. What exactly does Kerberos do in the server? If Kerberos is used only for initial authentication,
> >then all I need to do is PKINIT in the filesystem on UNIX, right? Or, does Kerberos actually check a ticket per
> >each message, and even more, encrypt the data transferred between the client and the server? If so, what exactly
> >do I have to do? Encrypt packets with Kerberos functions?]
> By default, Kerberos is used for SMB authentication only.
I thought I had seen some of the new Windows 2000 DCERPC pipes (FRS
for example) use Kerberos encryption.
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