Backend documentation?

Scott Lovenberg scott.lovenberg at
Fri Apr 12 15:52:28 MDT 2013

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Yoann Gini <yoann.gini at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I’m new here, I’m an OS X system administrator and also a developer. I currently try to understand how Samba work to integrate a 3.x branch with the Apple OpenDirectory.
> Since Apple has drop their support of Samba, we haven’t any way to support Windows domain emulation. I’ve reverse the Apple PasswordService protocol and I should be able to check a SMB-NT challenge (or even NTLM hash) against it if I can get one.

Is compiling and running Samba on your OS X server out of the
question?  So far as I know, Samba-4.0.5 should compile and run on the
latest version of OS X.  Correct me if I'm wrong.

Peace and Blessings,

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