[Samba] Is the samba-dc package on Centos 7 gimped?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 20 12:03:35 MDT 2014

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 06:48:48PM +0100, Rowland Penny wrote:
> On 20/10/14 18:36, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 11:39:03AM -0400, Sonic wrote:
> >>On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Rowland Penny
> >><rowlandpenny at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>>>MIT Kerberos was, and remains, the reference Kerberos stack, so the
> >>>>reluctance to migrate from it is understandable.
> >>>So what,
> >>If "MIT Kerberos was, and remains, the reference Kerberos stack" why
> >>doesn't Samba just work with it? Why should any distro using it have
> >>to do anything special?
> >Originally there were some missing features/API calls that
> >were easier to add to Heimdal (and the Heimdal source got
> >imported into Samba to do just that, which we'd eventually
> >like to get rid of and just depend on upstream).
> >
> >There is active work going on to make Samba4 work with an
> >MIT kdc out of the box, and as I said the ultimate goal
> >is to get Samba out of the kdc-source-code business :-).
> >
> >Jeremy.
> Totally valid goal Jeremy, but as I said, RHEL could have had a DC
> nearly 2 years ago and worked on getting MIT to work with samba4 as
> well.

It's not as easy as it sounds, plus Red Hat is doing
all the work to make MIT work, so I think they're
doing ok here :-).

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