mod_auth_ntlm_winbind now in Fedora

Dmitry Butskoy buc at
Tue Jun 26 13:15:19 GMT 2007

I'm glad to inform you that now "mod_auth_ntlm_winbind" is included into 
(formely known as RedHat Linux, see

It is an Apache module, and allows to authenticate users using winbind 
daemon. This way both NTLM and Negotiate auth types can be performed 
against a Windows domain. Proxy authentication is supported as well.

The source of this package still is present in Samba's CVS only (no any 
upstream site for now), but the code itself is stable and has enough 
history of usage. (For the source, see 

I shall maintain this package in Fedora.

You can already check binary rpm packages in "updates-testing" repository:
as well as the source rpm:
and builds for another arches (x86_64, ppc, ppc64):

Soon it should appear for general usage in Fedora "updates" repository.

- some cosmetic (?) patch was needed for 64bit arches.
- it seems that it is a time to provide "normal" upstream tarball 
somewhere (what about -- the 
same way as for rsync and rzip ?..)

Dmitry Butskoy

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