[Samba] Samba authentication using non-AD Kerberos?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Apr 20 09:35:48 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-04-19 at 10:09 -0600, S P Arif Sahari Wibowo via samba
> On 2017-04-19, 01:22, Stefan Just via samba wrote:
> > There is a tutorial how to make a Kerberos server to be a 
> > samba server too.
> I don't have option to do changes in the Kerberos server, at 
> least not now. Is that the only way to have samba authenticated 
> from a non-AD Kerberos server to be connectable from MS Windows 
> and macOS clients?

Not windows clients without much pain.  In theory Windows can join a
non-AD KDC, but it is incredibly rarely done.  MacOS should be able to

I think you really want to move to Samba as an AD DC.  Everything else
will just be painful in the long run.

I hope this helps,

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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