Principal naming

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Mon Apr 13 05:59:36 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Greg" == Greg Hudson <ghudson at MIT.EDU> writes:

    Greg> On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 00:20 -0600, Shawn M Emery wrote:
    >> Sorry for not being clear, some implementations can have
    >> permutations of various principal components in upper or lower
    >> case.
    Greg> [...]
    >> I was also trying to find out if there is consensus with the
    >> various implementors on how case sensitivity and principal name
    >> syntax is handled, which looks like there is none.

    Greg> MIT krb5's gss_import_name and krb5_sname_to_principal will
    Greg> always use the lowercase form of a hostname in the second
    Greg> component.

Java not so much.

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