[Samba] Samba4 Authentication

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Feb 3 05:46:14 MST 2013

On Sun, 2013-02-03 at 00:27 -0500, Fabian von Romberg wrote:
> Hi,
> when I logon from windows machine, the username is validated against samdb.  How can user be validated against Kerberos5 (principals)?

Clients of a Samba 4.0 AD DC will use kerberos for the domain login when
network configurations permit it (such as correct DNS).  This is
validated by the KDC against the same database (samdb) that NTLM logins
work against, to ensure consistent behaviour for the user. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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