Plans for integrating vfs proxy and security=server

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon May 5 21:53:35 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 18:13 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> Am Montag, den 05.05.2008, 13:46 +1000 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > I've committed the security=server implementation into Samba4, but not
> > any tests as yet.  I'm hoping that once we merge the vfs proxy backend
> > (the CIFS Accelerator from Sam) into Samba4, that the testsuite we use
> > there can cover the auth_server code too.
> > 
> > How does that sound?
> That makes a lot of sense. I guess just running smbclient with domain
> creds against a standalone smbd configured to use auth_server should be
> sufficient?

Yeah.  I figure we will have the proxy in 'make test' configured to
accept either kerberos with domain credentials, or NTLM with the
pass-though. We can do most of the tests with kerberos, and add quick
smbclient invocation with NTLM to check that codepath. 

Andrew Bartlett

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