KDC built in or out of smbd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Nov 30 11:02:34 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-30 at 11:55 +0100, Ignacio Coupeau wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > In terms of host separation, unfortunately the assumptions in the Active
> > Directory modal include that the LDAP server, KDC, RPC servcies and a
> > fileserver (for the netlogon share at least) must reside in the same
> > place.
> does the samba4's KDC provide external authentication services?

I think the short answer is yes.  

> for I think the samba4 project may becomes in a SSO solution smoothly...

I expect that Samba4 will provide a Unix-compatible KDC, much as windows
does.  I certainly don't want Samba4 to lock people into windows

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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