[Samba] Samba 4 and new Kerberos version

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Feb 7 08:07:08 MST 2012

On 07/02/12 12:01, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-07 at 10:24 +0100, steve wrote:
>> I just got this from the mit list:
>> <quote>
>> DES transition
>> ==============
>> The krb5-1.8 release disables single-DES cryptosystems by default.  As
>> a result, you may need to add the libdefaults setting
>> "allow_weak_crypto = true" to communicate with existing Kerberos
>> infrastructures if they do not support stronger ciphers.
>> </quote>
>> Does/will this apply to us?
> Heimdal did this a long time ago, so yes.  If you wish to use DES, you
> have to set that in your krb5.conf.
> Andrew Bartlett
I'm using S4 out of the box on openSUSE 12.1. All the Kerberos 
transactions seem to choose arcfour.
Does the des stuff apply to me?

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