Samba as a gateway to OpenAFS

Magnus Ahltorp ahltorp at
Mon May 27 12:48:02 GMT 2002

> I'd be tickled pink if someone were actually implementing a
> Samba-AFS gateway using pure Kerberos 5, but AIUI there's still
> quite a lot of work involved in getting OpenAFS to use /anything/
> other than DES.

We are actually designing a GSSAPI Rx security method, which will make
both Arla and OpenAFS handle Kerberos 5. The protocol and the
proof-of-concept implementation isn't finished yet, so don't hold your

Hopefully there will be a native Arla implementation on Windows 2000
soon, so that we don't have to use a Samba-AFS gateway.


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