Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018


Samba authentication and authorization

Introduction to Active Directory Auth protocols and winbind as an AD member

Active Directory is Microsoft's implementation of the LDAP, DNS and Kerberos protocols. It is highly popular in corporate environments. Samba as an SMB server needs to integrate into AD to participate in the Active Directory Authentication and Authorization mechanisms. This talk will give an overview of the aspects of Active Directory that Samba utilizes and gives an introduction into winbind, the main component of Samba responsible for AD integration.


Volker Lendecke