Subject: Anyone using Kerberized NFS?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/21/1995 06:18:14
The subject says it all.  While an examination of the relevant code
suggests that no Kerberos calls have been ripped out since the 4.4Lite
version, even after noticing that the Makefiles for mount_nfs and nfsd got
broken so that they don't properly respect make -DKERBEROS any more and fixing
that, I'm having no luck.  Additionally, a look at the code in mount_nfs and
nfs_socket.c suggests to me that my idea of how 4.4 Kerb nfs works may be very
incorrect -- I'm beginning to think, among other things, that it may only work
with the automounter.

I'd love to hear from anyone who's using the 4.4 Kerberized NFS at all,
in NetBSD or not, or anyone who ever has.

I also wouldn't mind a pointer to any papers that might have been published on
how the 4.4 Kerb NFS is supposed to work.  I have trouble believing that I'm
reading the code right, but at this point it looks like almost all the "magic"
is in mount_nfs and nfsd, which strikes me as a bit odd.