Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445119
Regression: acccess to window shares should use kerberos before prompting for credentials
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:37 EST
Description of problem:
smb protocol from connect to server or gtk-bookmarks always prompt for
credentials (unless saved) even when user is holding a valid krb5 ticket that
could be used for authentication.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. kinit user@DOMAIN
2. Open a nautilus window and select File Menu->"Connect to Server..."
3. Enter type of Windows Share, enter server and share names
Dialog prompts for credentials, one has to remove the prefilled username and
workgroup name (or select cancel) to get the login to use the kerberos ticket
from step 1
Login proceeds without dialog box.
This is a regression from Fedora 8.
gvfs-smb backend should use active kerberos tickets automatically and should not
ask for passwords.
Can you please try opening the URI (syntax: smb://username@server/share)
directly from nautilus, bypassing the Connect to Server dialog? (File -> Open
Location... or press Ctrl+L)
Just tried that syntax and it still presents the authentication dialog. One
thing I didn't make clear before is that my fedora login username != domain
username. Plus the machine domain name != windows domain either. However I did
just create another local account where the username matches the windows
username and I still get prompted either way (connect to server or directly
opening a location with smb://username@server/share.
System was an upgrade from F8 to F9-Beta then updates to present.
Linking to upstream bug: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=524498
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Was fixed in F10.