Samba4: A tool to offer the GENSEC mechanism to external
jelmer at samba.org
Mon Jul 25 23:37:29 GMT 2005
On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 09:23:39AM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote about 'Re: Samba4: A tool to offer the GENSEC mechanism to external programs':
> By putting GENSEC in a separate process, we have one place that a login-
> time PAM call has to stash the password, and where it can be kept
> 'secure', matching the login password cache on windows. Various
> applications, including Wine can then call on it's services (request an
> authentication exchange), without needing the plaintext password, and
> without needing to try and mix the Samba and WINE codebases.
As well as licensing issues... Of course those can be resolved, but
they'd make the whole process more complicated.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://jelmer.vernstok.nl/
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