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CIFS Authentication

Question asked by sacco on Jun 10, 2007
Latest reply on Aug 27, 2007 by sessa
I'm looking at ways to integrate Alfresco into an environment which may involve various other applications and sources of user information.

NTLM authentication is a problem because it always requires an MD4 hash which is not available in (or recoverable from) the main system against which I would like to authenticate.

M$ supports Kerberos as an alternative to NTLM for CIFS authentication: does the CIFS implementation used in Alfresco also support Kerberos?  In this case it might just about be possible to use my user database as a back-end and wrap it in something that will support Kerberos; otherwise these users will either need another username & password or else will not have CIFS access.