[Samba] Samba4 DC, SPNs and a complex Windows stack
luke.bigum at lmax.com
Wed Dec 17 01:35:52 MST 2014
We're using Samba 4.1.11 as domain controllers and over the past two weeks I've run into several issues with unrelated Windows software, the problems of which all point to Kerberos authentication and SPNs as being somehow involved. If there are many more issues it might start to get politically difficult *not* to blame the DCs, and I don't want to point fingers at Samba.
Are there any known issues with running complex Windows stacks on top of Samba 4 DCs (eg: Hyper-V clusters with migration, 3rd party Windows software that uses SSPI from the MSSQL client libraries)? Perhaps some intricacies of AD that Heimdal doesn't mirror?
Can anyone on the list give me a confidence boost, something like "Yes Luke, I've got forests of Samba 4 DCs behind several Hyper-V Clusters with live migration, MSSQL clients and servers all over the place, it works for me here", in which case I'll continue investigating?
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