CIFS proxy using VFS

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Jun 17 12:08:26 UTC 2016

On Thu, 2016-06-16 at 17:03 +0100, Chris Miller wrote:
> Hi,
> I asked a question back in Jan about getting vfs_cifs proxy working
> (in the NTVFS codebase). I did get it working, also using kerberos
> forwarding and was interested to know if it would be
> feasible/possible to write a similar proxy module in the normal vfs
> codebase/style without the NTVFS codebase.
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> My question, if it is feasible to build an SMB/SMB2 proxy in vfs, is
> it possible to use the same S42UProxy forwarding mechanism that was
> used in the original vfs_cifs? is support already available for this
> in the other codebase?

If you can solve the other issues with creating the proxy, then yes,
the Kerberos bits should transfer, as the gensec and credentials code
is common.

There are still differences and work to do, but we will work that out
with you once you get to that point.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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