[Samba] Detailed documentation about latest Samba AD DC authentication

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue May 1 18:50:53 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-05-01 at 16:44 +0200, Lapin Blanc via samba wrote:
> Hi, I don't know if this is the right place for this kind of questions, and
> I'm sorry if that's not the case.
> I have a work to present for school for which I need to understand the
> authentication processes in
> samba 4 latest versions (ie >= 4.7). More precisely, about the protocols
> involved (ldap, ldaps,
> kerberos, others ?), encryption types, etc.
> Googling for documentation, I found a lot of informations, but many of them
> are outdated, especially
> concerning the general architecture of samba (now integrating most of the
> services needed).
> I found Andrew Bartlett thesis there and read it eagerly :
> https://www.samba.org/samba/news/articles/abartlet_thesis.pdf
> What I would like to find is something approaching, but kind of updated...
> Any pointer would be welcome...

I'm preparing this for a customer:


It might help you with what you need.  Feedback most certainly welcome!

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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