supported/used salt types

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Jun 25 13:06:20 EDT 2008

Mark Phalan <Mark.Phalan at Sun.COM> writes:

> src/lib/krb5/krb/str_conv.c implies the following salt-types are
> supported:
> "normal"
> "v4"
> "norealm"
> "onlyrealm"
> "special"
> "afs3"
> Which of these is actually used/useful? Would it be fair to say that
> "normal" and "afs3" are the only ones that are in regular use?

"v4", which means no salt, is also in regular use and is very useful for
certain types of Kerberos v4 migrations.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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