KDC query client performance

Nico nico103 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 14:50:59 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 10:39:27PM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Hmm, except how do you actually track if the KDC is up?

You send bogus KDC requests and expect a KRB-ERROR back.  The bogus
request should be such that the KDC will not spend any compute resources
on crypto and will send a KRB-ERROR back.  My guess is that the simplest
such bogosity would be to send a really old from/till time in the


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