servicePrincipalName cifs

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Jul 20 22:12:21 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 23:11 +0400, Matthieu PATOU wrote:
> Dear all,
> On my Samba4 domain I always see a request when a user log in for service cifs/mydomain.tld at MYDOMAIN.
> I am wondering whether is it important or not.
> Can someone point me out the interest of this Service ?

As CIFS is the core file-sharing protocol the Samba supports (and over
which many other protocols are layered), it is very much expected for
the client to request a ticket to it. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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