proper nt-style authentication (reactos, wine, samba tng)
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri Sep 2 19:15:05 CDT 2005
On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 01:09:47AM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> i trust that you are aware that NTLM authentication has
> been provided for quite some time to external services,
> in a number of ways. as you helped design one of those
> methods (the winbind_auth_crap :) and guided tim in its
> implementation, i am puzzled by the fact that it was not
> mentioned in your message.
> there is also an additional method which has been
> developed in samba 3, called ntlm_auth, which has even
> been utilised by a SOC Google student.
> both these methods avoid reimplementation of NTLMSSP:
> what therefore are you proposing that is, if at all,
> different from this? i don't understand: perhaps you
> could explain?
ntlm_auth and winbindd are appropriate for Wine.
due to the fact that samba cannot run on a Win32 platform, neither of
those two programs are appropriate.
it is therefore much more appropriate to implement the same
stuff that's in NT _for_ ReactOS, and the closest bit of
code to that is cli_nt_login_interactive (or similar), as
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