Kerberos support for smbspool

Rodrigo Fernandez-Vizarra Rodrigo.Fernandez-Vizarra at Sun.COM
Mon Apr 4 10:37:07 GMT 2005

Hi Simo,

I don't think that is possible without modifying CUPS.

The smbspool is a CUPS backend that it's executed by CUPS, all backends 
receive the same parameters and the -k is not in that list.

CUPS should also be aware that it's using a smb backend to add that 
extra parameter. All other backends doesn't need that -k. This will make 
CUPS not to behave the same way with all the backneds and that is not 
very nice

I think there is no need for this extra parameter, if you don't get the 
credentials in the $DEVICE_URI you can try to get them from kerberos, 
and if it fails you can always try to perform an anonymous authentication.


Simo Sorce wrote:

>On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 11:01 +0100, Rodrigo Fernandez-Vizarra wrote:
>>So what should be added is the code to get the user credentials and
>>code to use those credentials to establish the connection with the
>>Comments, corrections and suggestions are welcomed.
>Wouldn't it be easier to add a -k option to smbspool like the one
>present in smbclient ?

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