Praveenkumar Sahukar psahukar at
Wed Jan 3 00:19:15 EST 2007

 >>> On Tue, Jan 2, 2007 at  8:01 PM, in message
<33ab2aef0701020631r7ca5fb11t1ad0772821d92785 at>, "Vipin Rathor"
<v.rathor at> wrote: 
> hi all,
> I have been fiddling with MIT Kerberos and seeking its features when I came
> across some contribution from Novell on DAL.
> Wanted to know that ,
> Did you'll introduced DAL, so that the kerberos authentication data ( like
> kerberos user name , password etc) can now reside on LDAP (like NOVEL LDAP:
> eDrictory) instead of the legacy flat files ?

That's right. DAL is an abstraction layer under which plugins for any back-ends can be added. LDAP is one among them using which Kerberos information can be stored either in eDirectory  or OpenLDAP.

Praveen Kumar

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