Usage of ntlm_auth's gss-spnego-client helper

Mohan Narayanaswamy mohann at
Thu May 27 12:18:36 MDT 2010

Hello Samba Team,


I have been trying to use ntlm_auth ( gss-spnego server-side helper) +
winbindd for domain authentication in my application and reached a state
where the whole thing works consistently (Thanks Henrik , Kai & Andrew).

I was wondering if I could use gss-spnego-client  ( client-side helper)
in my application to construct client-side spnego blobs (Kerberos)


( man page says "Client-side helper that implements GSS-SPNEGO. This
also uses a protocol similar to the above helpers, but is currently


Can somebody help me understand the gss-spnego-client  protocol ?




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