Support for Microsoft Set Password protocol
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed Apr 2 09:30:48 EST 2003
>>>>> "Danilo" == Danilo Almeida <dalmeida at MIT.EDU> writes:
Danilo> Due to the interop issues, wouldn't is be simpler to just
Danilo> to have a krb5_ms_set_password()?
I think I am likely to adopt this approach.
Danilo> My understanding is that everyone who needs the MS set
Danilo> password functionality needs it only to manage Windows
Danilo> domains. Therefore, they know that they are talking to a
Danilo> Windows domain. Hence, they want to make a call that only
Danilo> does the MS thing.
1) In future I suspect other KDCs will implement this protocol. The
ability to set a user's password in an interoperable manner is
2) Eventually Microsoft will probably implement the IETF protocol, so
if you are talking to a new enough MS domain you will probably want
to use that protocol.
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