Interesting problem with Kerberos IPv6 support

Darren Reed (OSE) darrenr at
Mon Jun 28 03:21:27 EDT 2004

>From Ken Hornstein
> Sigh, there's no good solution, unfortunately.  Forcing a 
> client upgrade just because you add an IPv6 interface to a 
> machine sucks.

Is this suggesting there needs to be a global "NO-IPv6" or
"IPv4-only" compile setting for Kerberos, if there isn't already ?

That gives you time to u/g clients and use IPv6 on the KDC
(just not for Kerberos) ?  Unless using Ipv6 & kerberos is
the entire reason for this.


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