Implementing IETF Draft on DNS use in Kerberos Nicolas.Williams at
Thu Jul 18 14:51:01 EDT 2002

> I thought that the receipt of a valid TGT was proof for the client
> that it was dealing with a trusted KDC and thus the local realm lookup
> was valid.

This is true if you're doing pre-authentication and the user
of the TGT is the host's principal itself.

>             If this is true, then it doesn't seem necessary to get a
> service ticket in order to validate the local realm lookup.  (I should
> point out that by client I mean client principal with an entry in the
> KDC's princ db.)


> -- 
> Will Fiveash
> Sun Microsystems Inc.
> Austin, TX, USA (TZ=CST6CDT)



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