Samba as a gateway to OpenAFS

Love lha at
Wed May 29 08:53:19 GMT 2002

Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> writes:
> > > I see no reason why this would not be possible.  We would need to do a
> > > little bit of work on the smbd side of things, but credential forwarding
> > > is pretty standard.  This assumes either a AD domain, or Samba modified
> > > to correctlly function with krb5 but without AD (which also implies
> > > windows clients joined to such a domain).
> > 
> > So, so how do you tell the client to forward creds to the fileserver, and
> > can you chose want creds you want to forward ?
> This assumes krb5, where this is all quite standard.  

Sure, but the question is if there any provision make for this within
SMB/CIFS ? Doing it out of band make it quite a lot harder, since the all
(smb) clients need to have a program that forward their creds to the


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