[Samba] Understanding samba singd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Aug 19 22:05:32 UTC 2018

On Sat, 2018-08-18 at 20:25 +0200, Thomas Glanzmann via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to understand how singd works. From my understanding, ntpd
> listens on UDP port 123, gets the request from a Windows client, than
> ntpd contacts samba using a unix named socket, samba adds the Message
> Authentication code and sends it back to ntpd who then sends back the
> udp packet. Is that correct?
> Cheers,
>         Thomas

Pretty much, yes.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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