[Samba] Replication issues / local DRS authentication failure

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Oct 21 08:17:21 UTC 2020

On 20/10/2020 22:51, Christopher Cox via samba wrote:
> On 10/20/20 3:25 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> On 20/10/2020 21:09, Derek Lambert wrote:
>>> I really dislike Raspian, and there's not a 64bit release yet.
>>> Does the official Debian distro use Heimdal? Ubuntu?
>> Cannot really speak for the rpi, I just use mine as a Unix domain 
>> member running raspbian, but it is basically only the distros based 
>> on red-hat distros that use MIT. If the Arm version of Ubuntu is like 
>> the X86-64 version (and I no reason to believe otherwise) it will use 
>> Heimdal. Not sure about the Suse Arm distro (which uses RPMs), but it 
>> may be worth considering.
> openSUSE does have libheimdal and libheimdal-devel, but samba and 
> default kerberos... all MIT.
> With that said, way back in 2016, Red Hat promised to get problems 
> using MIT kerberos resolved with regards to having a Samba DC.  In 
> their words, "...Andreas, Guenther and Alexander at Red Hat are 
> working diligently every day towards this. We're planning to get to 
> that sooner rather than later." (again, from 2016)
> Others pointed out that Red Hat's "working diligently" meant work on 
> sssd though.
Red-hat has since said that they will not be producing Samba packages 
that will provision as a DC, they seemingly want you to use freeIPA 
instead (Which in my opinion isn't as feature rich as AD), it should be 
also noted that sssd cannot be used with Samba >= 4.8.0


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