Proposal to export gssapi context

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Wed Mar 10 10:48:38 EST 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 09:52:21AM -0500, Kevin Coffman wrote:
Nico> Yes, I got this.
Nico> Of course, on such clients one can limit the set of enctypes one will
Nico> accept for ticket session keys.  Basically, one must have consistent
Nico> enctype support throughout accross all applications that share a given
Nico> Kerberos V credential.  This applies to initiators, and it applies to
Nico> acceptors.  It's a simple rule.

Kevin> We have an additional constraint of which enctypes are supported by
Kevin> the kernel.

Precisely.  The kernel counts as an "application" for the purposes of
the above.


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