Current ideas on kerberos requirements for Samba4

James F. Hranicky jfh at
Tue May 24 13:55:07 EDT 2005

On Tue, 24 May 2005 13:15:57 -0400
"Alan DeKok" <aland at> wrote:

>   If we had a "uber-DB" underlying all of the daemons, this would be
> easy.  This is the implementation Microsoft has, which influenced
> their design.  I don't know if it was intentional, but the endless
> protocol integration makes it much more difficult for Samba to
> inter-operate with AD.

Well, my first reaction is that since Heimdal and Samba can currently both
share an LDAP database for PDC support, could it be possible to do the 
same with AD?


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