problem with kerberos telnetd on AIX
jaltman at columbia.edu
Fri Apr 25 13:36:29 EDT 2003
I believe this call would have to be added to the replace 'login'
program not telnetd.
David McWilliams wrote:
> AIX allows administrators to set limits (stacksize, datasize, number
> of files, etc.) for individual users as defined in the file
> We noticed that limits are not set for users when they login using
> kerberos telnet, but they work fine when users log in with ssh.
> I posted a note on comp.unix.aix, and someone told me that telnetd
> needs to call setpcred to set limits in AIX. I looked in the source
> code for ssh and found the following in the function do_setusercontext
> (sets login name, uid, gid, groups):
> #ifdef HAVE_SETPCRED
> #endif /* HAVE_SETPCRED */
> I found no reference to setpcred the telnetd source code.
> Does anyone know if there is a version of kerberos telnetd with a call
> to setpcred? If not, do any of you telnetd experts have any
> suggestions for how to modify it?
> Dave McWilliams
> NCSA/University of Illinois
> krbdev mailing list krbdev at mit.edu
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