samba4 and vista SP1 member

Luke Howard lukeh at
Tue Mar 25 00:25:23 GMT 2008

> For Samba4 to provide an NTP service we need to patch NTP, and then  
> make
> it link across to our long term secrets database.
> The crypto Microsoft uses here is hideous - the NTP server either  
> needs
> to call us to compute the MD5 of (part of) the packet with the machine
> password, or we need to expose all our machine passwords to NTP...
> There is (apparently) a patch in the SuSE NTP SRPM for a plugin layer,
> that was added for XAD, so if someone wants to take this on, it  
> would be
> the place to start.

-- Luke

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