a suggestion for reducing use of kdc.conf

Will Fiveash will.fiveash at oracle.com
Tue Apr 23 13:32:39 EDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 08:46:45AM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-04-17 at 23:09 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > On 04/17/2013 07:53 PM, Will Fiveash wrote:
> > > Is there any interest in weaning people off of configuring kdc.conf?
> > 
> > I don't think so.  In many environments, it makes sense to have the KDC
> > host's krb5.conf be the regular client config file, and then have the
> > KDC settings in kdc.conf.
> This is even *more* true with the upcoming OTP KDC plugin.

The MIT docs state that all KDC specific parameters can be placed in
either kdc.conf or krb5.conf.  Will this still be true after the OTP KDC
plugin is integrated?

Will Fiveash
Oracle Solaris Software Engineer

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