Samba & Kerberos

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Heimdal or MIT Kerberos?

Samba4 will bundle with Heimdal and Samba4's Authentication Developer works closely with Heimdal's primary maintainer.

From the mailing list:

> The biggest thing users will notice is that the error message system
> returns contextual errors, with the actual reason for the failure, not
> just the translated code.  It often includes the vital clues that help
> fix up the inevitable kerberos issues.
Although what this means in real-world usage, I do not know. The general consensus I have found seems to be that one is just as good as the other, and you should just use what your linux distro has by default.