ntlm_auth improvements

Stefan Paetow Stefan.Paetow at jisc.ac.uk
Fri Feb 20 09:56:50 CET 2015

> Add ntlm_auth helper mode to 3.0.x now, which should be safe and
> run on anything that has ntlm_auth. And will be, IMO, nearly as
> fast as calling libwbclient directly. This should fix the AD auth
> issues for anyone with FR3. (I'm happy to provide patches as-is
> for Samba and FR2 for any that want, but they're not going to be
> merged.)

IMO, that would be the sensible thing to do for a start. 

> Finish and submit patch to Samba, then add libwbclient mode either
> later on in 3.0.x or more likely to 3.1.x, due to the timescales
> of the Samba release.

Any improvement to Samba is always good. :-)

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