John Jasen jjasen at
Mon Jul 20 10:47:46 EDT 2009

David Abrahams wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to find out what's needed to make Kerberos work well on a
> laptop that may run disconnected from its master KDC, and occasionally,
> from everything (NIC turned off).  In particular, a Mac laptop, which is
> apparently already running an LKDC
> (  I've done
> all the googling, and got nothing conclusive. I mention the LKDC in part
> because one of the few ideas I did find was to run a slave KDC on the
> laptop, but I'm not sure whether that's even possible, given the
> required presence of the LKDC.
> Any help would be much appreciated, and I'd be happy to document
> anything I learn in a public place so the next guy doesn't have to
> pester this list about it.

If you create or change the user accounts to mobile accounts, won't OSC
cache the login credentials?

-- John E. Jasen (jjasen at
-- No one will sorrow for me when I die, because those who would
-- are dead already. -- Lan Mandragoran, The Wheel of Time, New Spring

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