Automatic Prompting for Tickets on Windows

Jeffrey Altman jaltman at
Thu Jan 8 13:26:22 EST 2004

There is a strong desire to use CCAPI on Unix sometime in the not so distant

Jeffrey Altman

Kevin Coffman wrote:

>>>>>>>"Kevin" == Kevin Coffman <kwc at> writes:
>>    Kevin> Does setting the KRB5CCNAME environment variable provide
>>    Kevin> *equivalent* funcionality to the use of this private
>>    Kevin> function?
>>No, it does not.  CCAPI makes the rather dubious decision of binding
>>to a cache tightly the first time it is used.  This function tends to
>>be used to change that binding.
>>On a non-CCAPI platform such as Unix, this function does provide the
>>same functionality.
>I should have specified that this is a Unix application.  Is there
>anything in the works to use the CCAPI on Unix that would "break"
>this later?
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