Subject: Re: login.conf for selecting password verification method (was Re: Kerberos is on by default?)
To: Aidan Cully <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/01/2000 10:07:03
Aidan Cully <> writes:

> (Actually, it looks
> like krb5_init_context will be called twice, in that module...  I'll
> have to look it over, when I finish upgrading my local box.)

I noticed that too.

> I don't know how useful the krb5_parse_name change would be, but it
> probably should be made.

When can krb5_parse_name possibly fail for a reasonable username?

> > Does Heimdal return special error if a function fails due to
> > krb server not running ?

KRB5_KDC_UNREACH? But the thing is (and this is what people are
complaining about) that it will take some time to figure out.