More Kerberos-related questions

Kenneth Stephen y2kmvs at
Wed Jan 8 21:42:01 GMT 2003

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Luke Howard wrote:

> >	My ultimate goal is to get access to a DFS (an IBM DCE
> >application) filesystem on a Linux machine. I am dreaming of the following
> >solution : (1) Samba server which understands Kerberos credentials and
> >which serves up the DFS filesystem as a share(2) a Linux mount of the
> >smbfs share and with the Linux server set up to understand Kerberos
> >credentials. The question here would be if the smbfs client side would
> >understand the kerberos credentials of the user?
> I think you could do this using delegation.

	I'm afraid you'll have to explain it a bit more. Searching the web
for "samba" or "smbfs" in conjunction with "delegation" doesnt turn up
anything but false positives. I assume you mean that I somehow have to get
the authentication piece on the Linux client side for smbfs delegated to
something else (the Samba server side? Isnt that the way things normally


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