losing connections to password server
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue May 27 17:15:38 GMT 2003
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 04:32:33PM +0000, jra at dp.samba.org wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 09:38:16AM -0400, Brandon Craig Rhodes wrote:
> > Why does server_validate() simply give up rather than re-establishing
> > its connection to the password server? Though I am not fluent in the
> > SMB protocol, perhaps the cluster server process passes along to its
> > client workstation the session key it receives from the password
> > server, which means the password hashes submitted by the client would
> > not work on a subsequent connection, whose session key would be
> > different. So server_validate() must give up.
> Indeed. That's why security = server is at best a nasty hack. Please
> use security = domain.
"security = server" mode is also known as pass-through authentication.
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