Subject: Re: AFS requirement
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/2003 21:42:35
> Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com> 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.
are there any userland implementation of AFS? (i.e. NFS mount over
loopback interface) then credentials does not need to be in the kernel/
tied to the process.