Subject: Re: Centralized User and Password Management
To: Ben Collver <>
From: Dick Davies <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/24/2004 16:16:13
* Ben Collver <> [1143 15:43]:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 07:51:34AM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
> > This gives a traditional "feeling" system that's very easy to set up and
> > maintain (NIS) and provides both signle-sign-on and reasonable security
> > (Kerberos and IPsec).
> The last time I tried to configure Kerberos, xdm and ssh would not
> authenticate against it.  This was inconvenient because I typically use
> these to log in.
> Doing a quick check, ssh is now linked to libkrb5, but xdm is not.
> What do you use to start X?

What you could do is have xdm talk via pam to pam_krb5 , which should
go and get your ticket for you.

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