[Samba] samba 4 for new authentication domain?

Morty morty+samba at frakir.org
Tue Apr 27 05:24:21 MDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 01:27:35AM -0700, Kevin Keane wrote:

> You can usually find out simply by reading the documentation on how
> to set up authentication. Just as David said, almost all of them
> would use LDAP. The only exception is anything that supports
> Single-Sign-On via Internet Exploder. In that case, it's probably
> Kerberos.

I'm reading the docs for one of the major apps, and unfortunately, it
doesn't say.  Although regardless, I wouldn't want to be pigeonholed.
We could be required to install something new at any time.  I'd prefer
to be maximally AD-compatible.

> You won't find true drop-in replacements anywhere.

Sounds like AD is the most AD-compatible package.  :(

- Morty

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