Turning off hostname canonicalisation
Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Tue Sep 13 12:22:11 EDT 2005
On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 11:46:30AM -0400, Alexandra Ellwood wrote:
> So I'd like to understand why folks are using [appdefaults]. Sun's
> need is fairly straightforward: "we had it before and can't de-
> support it". But how are sites actually using this feature?
Note also that the only use Sun makes of [appdefaults] is that which MIT
krb5 utilities ever made, namely kinit.
> * What tags to you use in the [appdefaults] section? What values are
> you setting them to?
> * Do you need each application to receive different values for a
> given tag? If so, why?
> * Where does your code to read [appdefaults] live? (In every
> application? In the Kerberos libraries?)
> * What APIs do you use to read [appdefaults]?
* Are you asking for GSS-API extensions which allow an application to
specify its name?
[Keep in mind that the GSS-API is often used in libraries, at various
code layers, so merely assuming the name of the program that the
process is executing is not sufficient.]
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