rpcsec_gss and Kerberos 5

Ken Raeburn raeburn at MIT.EDU
Mon Jun 3 15:49:00 EDT 2002

Rainer Orth <ro at TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE> writes:
> > Maybe.  I'm not sure if the way our gssrpc authentication works would
> > fit properly into the rpcsec model.  It's something to look into.
> It doesn't need to fit: this function allows you to register a completely
> different authentication flavor (parallel to AUTH_SYS, AUTH_DH, etc.), not
> just a different GSSAPI mechanism.

What I meant was, I'm not sure how well the way we did authentication
fits the RPC authentication framework.  I hope it would be
straightforward, but in general I've come to expect that anything
dealing with our GSSAPI and RPC code is not likely to be
straightforward. :-)


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