FW: A proposal for an MIT KDC for Samba4

Karthikeyan R karthikeyan_r at spanservices.com
Tue Oct 13 22:31:37 MDT 2009


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Subject: Re: A proposal for an MIT KDC for Samba4

On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 08:42 +0200, Michael Ströder wrote:
> Dmitri Pal wrote:
> > We in the freeIPA project tried to find some solution to the problem 
> > of two KDCs and two different schemas.
> Dmitri, I understand that FreeIPA has a problem with different LDAP 
> schemas for both KDCs. But wouldn't it be much better to support 
> Howard Chu's approach of defining a common LDAP schema for KDCs? He 
> wrote some postings on the ietf-krb-wg mailing list with subject "LDAP schema for kdc".
> IMHO it's a waste of effort using MIT KDC with Samba4 if there's no 
> possibility to use an existing one.

FWIW I have been working with Howard on the common schema problem and I am 100% supportive of his work around it. But it is still a draft, so it will take time before we can get to use this new schema.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org> Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>


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