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Re: confused about the organization of the kernel code

On 5 Jan 2010, at 14:54, Wouter Klouwen wrote:

> Patrick Welche( said 2010.01.05 14:20:26 +0000:
>> Idle question: is there anything coda can do in theory which nfs4 can't?
>> (apart from the practical point that I could run coda now, but not nfs4 yet)
> At the very least:
> -Security model for authentication, encryption and access control

Even version 3 of the NFS protocol supports secure authentication (via Kerberos)
and encryption. These extensions are however not mandatory and therefore not
supported by a lot implementations including the one in NetBSD.

Version 4 of the protocol made these extensions mandatory.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                 

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