issue with MIT KDC and LDAP DS

Roland Dowdeswell elric at
Tue May 26 16:35:59 EDT 2009

On 1243115121 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Ken Raeburn wrote:

>  * multiprocess KDC running several independent instances in parallel  
>(relatively simple and quick to code: fork after opening sockets,  
>(re)open database connections after forking, let multiple processes  
>all grab for any available network traffic detected; this leads to  
>contention and wasted cycles, but only when more than one process is  
>idle; it also may not balance load well in certain circumstances)

I submitted a patch to RT to add an inetd mode to the KDC.  If you
use that mode, then you can trivially write a parent that performs
the bind logic and spawns off a number of children.  This would
have the added benefit of providing a parent process that could
restart kids if they crash.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://Imrryr.ORG/~elric/

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