Kerberos and Samba
vorlon at netexpress.net
Tue Jul 16 19:01:01 EDT 2002
On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 06:53:07PM -0400, Rhon Fitzwater wrote:
> >Is your Samba fileserver running the (alpha) Samba 3.0 code with ADS
> No, we're running 2.2.4 as our test model.
> >Are you using Win2K (or WinXP) Active Directory as the KDC for
> >your Kerberos realm?
> >These are both necessary preconditions for Kerberos-authenticated
> >connections to Samba servers at the present time.
> If that's the case, I'd be curious as to why the configure file for
> building 2.2.4 has
> --with-krb4=base-dir Include Kerberos IV support (default=no)
> --with-krb5=base-dir Include Kerberos 5 support (default=no)
> listed as options.
These options allow using kerberos as a backend for authentication of
*plaintext* connections to the Samba server.
> Is there a way to get mount_smbfs to use the kerberos ticket? You said
> some things i mentioned before were possible, could you elaborate a
> little more. Thanks.
I'm not familiar with the workings of the mount_smbfs tool on MacOS.
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