[Samba] samba, pam, kerberos

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Oct 22 22:34:52 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-23 at 05:26, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> > > So how can I stuck three required options : password encryption true in
> > samba configuration file, usernames in NIS and password authentication over
> > Kerberos ?
> Usernames actually come from NSS; so NIS, LDAP, etc... shouldn't really matter.
> But straight Kerberos authentication to Samba resources is not currently support
> (AFAIK),  there have been several other threads very recently concerning this
> (see the archives).  Indications are that there is no reason it can't be
> supported, and it might be in the future, but isn't currently.

Samba 3.0 supports kerberos authentication for SMB resources as both a
client and a server.  Server-side is currently ADS only, but this should
change shortly.  The problem is to convince the clients to speak

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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