[Samba] Samba kerberos more time sensitive that Windows?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Mar 21 17:01:27 GMT 2007

On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:11:41AM +1200, Jason Haar wrote:
> FYI we just had a similar problem with an XP-SP2 client. Their clock was
> out and Samba rejected their advances :-)
> That host was a Dell laptop - not VMWare - and even had SNTP set on it.
> It's clock was out - triggering the problem. As to why it's clock
> drifted off - we have no idea.
> Strangely enough, after it was rebooted, the problem went away. IT
> Helpdesks around the world know that phrase: "try rebooting..." ;-)

I'm hoping Todd from Isilon can confirm if Windows servers
ignore clock skew, as I know he worked on their krb5 code :-).


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