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Re: Mechglue

On Sun, 23 Oct 2005 22:41:57 +1000
Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 2005-10-22 at 22:55 -0400, Michael B Allen wrote:
> > 3) This one's a little CIFS specific but the
> > spnego/accept_sec_context.c:send_supported_mechs function sends
> > the quark$@FOO.NET style name in negHints but I see Samba returns
> > cifs/quark.foo.net@FOO.NET. What is the difference between these service
> > principal types? Is the first NetBIOS based (port 139 only) and the
> > other DNS based (port 445 only)?
> Samba3 did send the previous form, matching windows until very recently,
> when I changed it, because only samba clients read that feild, I thought
> it gave better behaviour on the network.  I didn't intend it to get into
> the release, but once it was in it was decided it wasn't doing any harm.
> Samba4 again matches windows and sends the former form, but does not use
> that value in the client.

Oops, I was using that to create the target_name for GSSAPI
init_sec_context. Are you *SURE* clients don't use it? Then I wonder
what purpose it serves.