Subject: Re: pseudo-shadowing of passwords with ypserv?
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Alex Rolfe <arolfe@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/09/1998 13:46:50
 > At 09:44 AM 10/9/98 -0600, Chris Jones wrote:
 > >>>>>> "DH" == David Holland <> writes:
 > >
 > >DH> Kerberos is far from an ideal solution itself.
 > Hesiod (alongside Kerberos). 
 > Works at NCSU, handling over 50,000 user accounts. It piggybacks inside DNS.
 > They've got systems running as realm clients on machines as diverse as
 > SPARCstations, Dell NT boxes, Mac/PPC boxes, etc. It's pretty sweet. 
 > Add AFS to the picture and you have a system where you can login just about
 > anywhere and your view looks pretty much the same. 

You pretty much just described the Athena computing environment at MIT.
The only exception is that NT's and Mac's aren't integrated as
completely as unix (several varieties).

Alex Rolfe