Secure NFS in a Hetrogeneous Environment
Nicolas.Williams at ubsw.com
Tue Jun 4 12:39:50 EDT 2002
There's at least two Secure NFS server implementations: Sun's
and NetApps'; there may be others that I don't know of.
There's at least two Secure NFS client implementations: Sun's
and the University of Michigan's Linux port, the latter still
being under development and not yet in the Linux kernel 2.5
tree; again, there may be others I'm unaware of.
Ask your vendors...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Penney [mailto:penney at cse.msu.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 11:37 AM
> To: kerberos at mit.edu
> Subject: Secure NFS in a Hetrogeneous Environment
> Is it possible to use Secure NFS in a hetrogeneous envrionment using
> Solaris servers (or another vendor)? We currently have Solaris,
> Linux, IRIX, AIX, and Unicos (Cray) at the moment. We are running
> DCE/DFS, but want to migrate away from it given its end of life
> comming soon.
> OpenAFS is a possiblity, but we'd rather use NFS at the moment as
> support is fairly well defined (the vendor) and we wern't overly happy
> with DCE/DFS in the first place.
> My main question about Secure NFS is can we setup a Solaris box (or
> IRIX or AIX) to be an NFS file server and do Secure NFS to the other
> platforms. It seems Solaris is, by far, the best NFS server in this
> regard. Is that true?
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