Kerberos support with Ldap Backend.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Aug 1 16:36:16 MDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-01 at 18:30 +0530, mohammed siddiq wrote:
> Hi;
> It is clear from the Samba site the that Samba can be a Logon Server using
> NTLM with LDAP as Backend; However is it possible to use kerberos as a logon
> protocol instead of NTLM with LDAP backend ?

Assuming you are asking about Samba as a Domain Controller, then the
only way to do this is with Samba4.  The OpenLDAP backend of Samba4 is
not currently functional (and does not operate at the same way as Samba3

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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