[Samba] Active Directory to OpenLDAP+Kerberos on Linux

Josh Kelley josh at jbc.edu
Fri Oct 14 18:49:34 GMT 2005

Akshay Guleria wrote:

>>You can setup Samba3 to honour an MIT kerberos realm (getting the
>>clients to function is a different matter, but possible).  You can also
>>have Heimdal backed onto Samba3's LDAP database, which you can populate
>>with the vampire tools.  And yes,, the goal of Samba4 is to host an
>>AD-like domain, using the AD protocols.
>so, as i understand this, one can setup samba+MIT kerberos to achieve
>authentication and file & print services just like AD does. Right!?
No, although Samba can interact with Kerberos, it can't actually control
an AD domain.  That's what Samba 4 is for.

Josh Kelley

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