[Samba] Samba 3 in MIT Kerberos Realm

Aaron Rosenblum arosenbl at mac.com
Wed Oct 22 05:54:24 GMT 2003

I would be willing to write up docs on this and send them to the 
community, should I get it working (with your help)...


On Oct 21, 2003, at 8:07 PM, Aaron Rosenblum wrote:

> Hi,
> 	I have been reading through the docs for Samba 3, and there is a lot 
> of talk about how samba 3 can function in an AD domain as a member 
> server and accept kerberos service tickets issued by an MS KDC.  (net 
> ads join, etc...)
> 	I have a slightly different twist on a similar situation.  I have an 
> MIT kerberos realm set up and my Windows2000 PCs get tickets from this 
> realm on login just fine.  I would like to set up a samba server as 
> purely a fileserver, and I want my PC clients to be able to mount 
> samba shares using Kerberos service tickets issued by my MIT KDC.  I 
> know many more people are probably using AD as their KDC, but we want 
> to decrease our reliance on AD.  (That is the idea, isn't it? :-) )  
> It seems like this should work. Is this possible?  If so, how do I 
> configure the samba server?  What do I tell my Kerberos admin to put 
> in the keytab for samba?  ie smbserver/my.host.com at my.realm.com ???
> As an addition, I am fine with managing my users locally on this samba 
> server (as opposed to binding to an LDAP server). Our KDC has a large 
> number of users in it, and I only want to give access to a very small 
> subset of these users.  I just want these users to be able to present 
> a service ticket from our MIT realm as authentication instead of being 
> prompted for a password.
> any input would be greatly appreciated..
> thanks
> Aaron
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