[Samba] Is LDAP + Kerberos without Active Directory no longer supported?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Apr 14 09:31:06 UTC 2023

On 14/04/2023 10:03, Kees van Vloten via samba wrote:
> You could try what Rowland suggests: setup AD and add the users in it.
> There is no (strict) need to join the client machines, the AD-DC 
> provides a KDC and a LDAP server. You can still use kinit on the clients 
> to authenticate and get a ticket.
> With an AD-DC and a fileserver (joined to the domain) (on separate 
> machines) your scenario will work pretty much as it always did but with 
> a recent Samba version.
> Do you see any obstacles, Rowland?
> - Kees.

No, provided they can get a ticket from the KDC, they will get 
authentication and they will get a better supported product.


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