KDC built in or out of smbd

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 29 22:46:23 GMT 2005

On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 09:37:24AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Thus since Samba 4 is moving towards supporting AD semantics, would someone 
> > comment if there is this move to decouple authentication services from the 
> > file server architecture and is that already in place?
> > Note I have not yet been able to successfully build all the Samba4 bits (for 
> > some reason, my machine is choking, so my thoughts are speculative, but if 
> > the Samba folks could shed some light, I'd be most obliged...
> I'm not entirely sure what you mean by decoupling in this context.

What everyone means by this - running a kdc as a separate process (preferably on
a separate machine :-).


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