Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: None <>
From: Dan Melomedman <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2003 12:35:00
Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > 
> > Do most people need esoteric things like AFS tokens, or anything else
> > which can't be done with PAM? Maybe the solution is to hack the special
> Maybe it is not widely used only because it is not easy to do it in
> current situation?
> I don't see any method to implement a secure distributed filesystem without
> doing such esoteric things. For kerberized NFS, you would need to set a
> kerberos ticket in the kernel too (please correct me if I am wrong).
> Pavel

Then, I have to consider kerberos, NFS and AFS broken by design. Maybe they should be
fixed in the first place (this happening is of course very unlikely).