[Samba] Your advices regarding authentication methods compatible with S4

Garming Sam garming at catalyst.net.nz
Sun Mar 18 22:55:44 UTC 2018


Maybe this page might be helpful. I don't know how up to date it is, but
the expectation seems to be that it should be able to work with
alternative forms of authentication (with Kerberos PKINIT).




On 16/03/18 22:43, Olivier BILHAUT via samba wrote:
> Hi to Samba list, dev, contributors and all the community. 
> We are
> samba users for a long time now, and S4 since the early alpha version.
> We run now 5 DC for 700 users in our hospital and are very enthusiastic.
> This is definitely a great project. 
> But now, we face a new challenge.
> We look over a new authentication method rather than the old
> user/password. Because we have many users switching pretty fast from a
> host to another, we need to facilitate and speed up their authentication
> process as much as possible. 
> I ask for your experience and your help
> on any technology that exists that we can plug on our S4 domain to
> append a new method to the existing one. This can be fingerprint, a
> smart card or whatever, but we need something compatible with our
> beloved samba 4. 
> Thanks for your comments. 
> --
> Olivier B.

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