Samba PDC

anjan.prasad at anjan.prasad at
Fri Oct 9 05:00:56 MDT 2009

Hi Volker, 

Thanks for your reply. I was just reading a document on Samba3 where in
they have mentioned Samba 3 implements Kerberos. Enclosing the URL for
your reference.


-----Original Message-----
From: Volker Lendecke [mailto:Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE] 
Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 4:27 PM
To: Anjan Prasad (WI01 - TIS - Services)
Cc: samba-technical at
Subject: Re: Samba PDC

On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 04:06:22PM +0530, anjan.prasad at wrote:
> Require some information on internals how the Samba PDC authenticates 
> with Windows XP client. Would like to know specifically whether Samba 
> PDC uses Kerberos to communicate with Windows XP for authentication.

Samba3 does not, Samba4 does.


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