CIFS proxy using VFS
chris at cmiller.co.uk
Fri Jun 17 14:46:49 UTC 2016
I wanted to check before going much further!
> On 17 Jun 2016, at 13:08, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-06-16 at 17:03 +0100, Chris Miller wrote:
>> 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.
>> tml <https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2016-January/111
>> 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 http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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