mod_auth_ntlm_winbind: ntlm_auth tries to open the secrets.tdb, but fails

Kai Blin kai at
Tue Nov 20 06:39:02 GMT 2007

On Monday 19 November 2007 13:12:34 Yoshinori Sano wrote:

> I've tried to work mod_auth_ntlm_winbind(rev #713) for a week, but it
> doesn't work.
> When I use samba-3.0.27, a segmentation error occurs at
> ads_verify_ticket() line 335.
> This is because ads_verify_ticket initializes the pac_data variable,
> whose address is NULL, to NULL:

I'll have a look at that.

> But, I've faced some other problem.
> The ntlm_auth process tries to open the secrets.tdb, however, it fails.
> As the ntlm_auth process is spawn from httpd which runs as nobody
> privilege, so the ntlm_auth process doesn't have access privilege against
> the secrets.tdb.
> Why ntlm_auth need to access the secrets.tdb?

As far as I am aware, that's where the tickets are stored. Someone correct me 
if I'm wrong.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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