ntlm_auth only works with PDC?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jan 7 21:59:18 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:32:57AM -0600, Dave Augustus wrote:
> Hello fellow listers,
> Using Samba V3 ntlm_auth with Squid2.5stable4, does it require that the
> password server in smb.conf be the PDC all the time?
> I tried to put all the DC's (both PDC and the 3 BDCs) in smb.conf but we
> got an auth popups very often. When I switched it back to ONLY the PDC,
> the problem seems greatly reduced (although the auth popups do still
> occur, though not as often).

the whole point of the BDC is to be in sync with the PDC.  What is
your PDC/BDC setup?  What are the errors that cause the auth popups?
(add -d3 to your ntlm_auth config line)

> Ideas?
> Bug?
> setup:
> Redhat 9
> kerberos 1.3.1
> Samba 3.0.0
> Squid 2.5Stable4

You might want to try 3.0.2pre1, I did a lot of work on the ntlm_auth code.

Andrew Bartlett

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