[Samba] smbclient with kerberos

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Nov 13 15:44:00 UTC 2021

On Sat, 2021-11-13 at 16:25 +0100, Stefan Kania via samba wrote:
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> I just tested the following:
> smb.conf
> =2E..
> client use kerberos =3D required
> =2E..
> root at addc01:~# klist
> klist: No ticket file: /tmp/krb5cc_0
> root at addc01:~# smbclient -L addc01 -U administrator
> Password for [EXAMPLE\administrator]:
>         Sharename       Type      Comment
>         ---------       ----      -------
>         sysvol          Disk
>         netlogon        Disk
>         IPC$            IPC       IPC Service (Samba 4.15.1-Debian)
> SMB1 disabled -- no workgroup available
> root at addc01:~# klist
> klist: No ticket file: /tmp/krb5cc_0
> So using smbclient without Kerberos is still possible if "client use
> kerberos =3D required" is set. As I understand the manpage, it should
> not=
> be possible to authenticate via password (NTLM).
> Only an anonymous use of smbclient is not working:
> root at addc01:~# smbclient -L addc01
> Password for [EXAMPLE\root]:RETURN
> gensec_spnego_client_negTokenInit_step: Could not find a suitable
> mechtype in NEG_TOKEN_INIT
> session setup failed: NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

Of course, now I peer very closely at the above, I notice something,
why is 'EXAMPLE\root' being asked for a password ? root should not be
in your domain, it should be mapped to the domain Administrator. I get

smbclient -L rpidc1
Password for [Administrator at SAMDOM.EXAMPLE.COM]:
Anonymous login successful


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