Subject: Re: AFS requirement
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/10/2003 14:21:19
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> writes:

> what exactly does AFS require from authentication code?  if someone
> could give me pointer i would be grateful.

AFS uses Kerberos. What differs from plain Kerberos is that, since
it's a filesystem, the kernel needs access to the credentials. And
also there's the matter of PAGs, but this is not strictly an
authenticaion issue.