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Wachdorf, Daniel R wrote:

| We currently have a large Kerberos infrastructure in place. As part of
| this we have Kerberized SSH in place. We have created a tool to create
| computer type accounts in Active Directory. We set the userPrincpalName
| to host/HOSTNAME@REALM and the servicePrincipalName to host/HOSTNAME.
| (This seems to function much like the "net ads join" command.) We then
| set the password for the computer and write out a Kerberos keytab file
| to /etc/krb5.keytab to allow Kerberos authentication with SSH.
| The "net ads join" command doesn't seem to create a keytab, but rather
| creates the secrets.tdb file which appears to store the password used to
| create the computer account.

keytab support was added around Samba 3.0.5 or so. See
'use kerberos keytab' in smb.conf(5).

cheers, jerry
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