impacket: a raw client library in python for smb, dce/rpc, dcom, ntlm, krb5 et al.

Aurélien Aptel aaptel at
Thu Feb 22 10:15:39 UTC 2018

Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical <samba-technical at>

> I came across this while looking for information on the old wmic and so
> I could tell folks what happened it it, finding this:
> is a raw client library for many of our protocols, written in pure
> python.  
> For example, there was a request that we have a way to test Kerberos in
> the same way we do SMB, able to control the whole packet rather than
> using the official API.  This would seem to allow that.

In a similar vein there is Pike:

SDC slides:

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