attribute to require pkinit?

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Wed Nov 29 13:23:41 EST 2006

On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 09:28:29AM -0500, 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.

Why?  Reserve some flag bits for pre-auths, allow third parties to
register such flags and you're done.

Of course, a string would be better.

> I wonder whether overloading the hw_auth attribute is sufficient.

No, neither is it sufficient to overload lack of keys.


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