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Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Sep 3 19:37:48 GMT 1997
On Thu, 4 Sep 1997, Marco A. Zamora wrote:
> > From: Frank Varnavas <varnavas at ny.ubs.com>
> > Subject: RE: NT server dropping APPS due to samba
> > I sent the following to the first guy reporting the "NT server
> > dropping apps due to samba" problem. I haven't had any feedback so I
> > don't know if it helped him or not.
> > The synopsis is that when samba does his 'man in the middle' server
> > authentication the PDC thinks that the original client connection is
> > no longer valid and drops it. The fix is for samba to not use the
> > same name as the client when connecting to the PDC.
> Hmmm... I think that this behavior merits changing Samba's authentication
> mechanism for security=server.
> I'd suggest doing what Win95 does when validating client connections with
> user-level access control. Maybe if someone captures a trace between a Win95
> "server" asking autentication from a WinNT PDC this could be implemented (I
> don't have the tools or know ledge to interpret the trace).
thanks for the suggestion. it would be a weekends' work, or a few evenings.
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