smblib outdated?

Yimin Chen ymchen at
Sat Mar 20 01:05:13 GMT 2004

We are currently using smblib to do NTLM authentication for http requests. 
But smblib is outdated, so I would like to evaluate whether we should 
upgrade to recent library version provided by Samba.

Is ntlm_auth part of the samba source? Or it is a separate library that I 
could download from somewhere else?


At 11:52 AM 3/20/2004 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 10:48, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Yimin Chen wrote:
> >
> > > I would like to use smblib to do NTLM authentication. Does libsmbclient
> > > provide the same functionality?
> >
> > There are a couple of approaches to doing this :-)
> >
> > There is the library (I think) that the squid folks use.
>That is ntlm_auth, which exposes Samba's NTLM, NTLMSSP and SPNEGO
>authentication functionality to external programs.
>You will need to describe what problem you are trying to solve before I
>can help more.
>Andrew Bartlett
>Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
>Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
>Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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