attribute to require pkinit?

Clifford Neuman bcn at ISI.EDU
Wed Nov 29 10:19:51 EST 2006

I dont' think that overloading hw_auth is the right thing.

However, wouldn't it require pkinit if the database entry did not have a 
secret key usable for direct authentication.

Clifford Neuman

Sam Hartman wrote:
>>>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin Coffman <kwc at> writes:
>     Kevin> Is there a need/desire to have a per-principal db attribute
>     Kevin> which requires a user to use pkinit to authenticate?
> That sounds like it would be too much of a tie between the base code
> and pkinit without some abstraction.
> I wonder whether overloading the hw_auth attribute is sufficient.
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Clifford Neuman, Director
USC Center for Computer Systems Security

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