Can smbd serve files without contacting a DC

Uri Simchoni urisimchoni at
Wed May 6 05:14:55 MDT 2015

Since there seems to be a consensus that samba need not contact a DC in
those cases, I've opened a bug:


On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 1:50 AM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:

> On Tue, May 05, 2015 at 04:27:51PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >
> > In theory, with krb5 and a PAC Samba should be able to serve SMB
> > connections without contacting the DC. If this does not
> > work, we need to analyze why this is not the case and make
> > it happen. Logs and/or a reproducer would be highly welcome.
> Can't stress this enough. If we're contacting the DC
> in these cases we need to fix it, so more data would
> be *extremely* helpful !
> Thanks,
> Jeremy.

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