Subject: Re: AFS requirement
To: None <>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/10/2003 21:42:35
> 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.

	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.