Authentication does not take place using Service for User (S4U) Kerberos as implied in the documentation

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Symptom



When you use the NFS service from Windows 2003 as described in the documentation for the NFS server.  You may find that the authentication does not work, the user can not access the shares and the domain controller logs a security event in the eventlog.

 

The documentation for NFS server implies that Service for User (S4U) Kerberos is used to authenticate the user, if Active Directory Lookup is enabled and you are using and Active Directory domain.

Cause



If the domain is still in Windows 2000 mode, the Domain functional level must be raised to Windows 2003 in order to make Kerberos s4u authentication work.

Resolution



Raise functional level of domain, or install the NFS authentication server on the Domain Controllers.

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Article ID: 961886 - Last Review: January 8, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
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