questions about the kerberos context

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 20 14:51:14 EDT 2003

>>>>> "Noolyg" == Noolyg  <noolyg at> writes:

    Noolyg> Hi, This is a silly question, but is there any reason for
    Noolyg> an application to have more than one kerberos context?

There are a lot of library defaults.  Things like the default realm,
the KDC's time, etc are stored in the context.  IF these are different
between users, then you want multiple contexts.

As threading support is added to Kerberos, we will likely decide that
at most one thread can be using a particular context at a time.

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