Subject: Re: kerberos in 1.5_ALPHA
To: Paul Goyette <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/2000 13:00:12
On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 12:02:00PM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > In the Athena environment (the original user of Kerberos), Hesiod (i.e.
> > "dns" in nsswitch.conf) is used for the user/group database info,
> So, shouldn't use of Kerberos for password changing depend on presence
> of DNS in the nsswitch.conf entry for password? Currently, setting
> nsswitch.conf to "files" only still doesn't disable Kerberos attempts.
No. I was only pointing out that Kerberos is separate from where the
user information comes from.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>