kerberos port numbers

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Sep 10 08:17:00 EDT 2002

>>>>> "Ken" == Ken Raeburn <raeburn at MIT.EDU> writes:

    Ken> That still leaves the question of whether to listen on port
    Ken> 750 for TCP.  And, actually, whether to listen on UDP port
    Ken> 750 for IPv6, where krb4 support also doesn't make much
    Ken> sense.

I think not; see below.

    Ken> Should we try to support every port number anyone might
    Ken> possibly be using through various misconfigurations and
    Ken> vendor bugs, or hope that they actually get something right?

We should try not to break existing configurations and should give
users rope to fix things if they find they are working with broken
software.  However we should not encourage new broken configurations.

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