[Samba] About MIT kerberos

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jan 5 18:19:57 UTC 2022

On Wed, 2022-01-05 at 12:41 -0500, Leo C via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> ./configure --enable-fhs --prefix=/usr --sbindir=/usr/sbin
> --bindir=/usr/bin --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/srv/samba
> --mandir=/usr/share/man --enable-debug --enable-selftest --cross-
> answers
> --enable-cups --with-shared-modules='!vfs_snapper' --with-system-
> mitkrb5
> --with-experimental-mit-ad-dc
> I want to compile samba 4.15.3 and it gives me the following error
> ERROR: The MIT KRB5 build with Samba AD requires at least 1.19.
> 1.18.3 has
> been found and cannot be used
> ERROR: If you want to just build Samba FS (File Server) use the
> option
> --without-ad-dc which requires version 1.9
> ERROR: You may try to build with embedded Heimdal Kerberos by not
> specifying --with-system-mitkrb5
> I'm using debian 11
> missing? what I'm doing wrong?
> installed all necessary packages

You are going to have to use the krb5 packages from experimental.
The question has to be, why do you need to build Samba with MIT instead
of Heimdal ?
If you just want the latest Samba, see here:


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