[OpenAFS] Encryption in AFS

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
19 Sep 2001 11:09:27 -0400

You can turn the encryption on and off at the client (it is off by
default).  You cannot disable the Kerberos authentication.


"Karthik, R" <r.karthik@digital.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I understand that AFS uses 2-way Kerberos authentication, and encrypts all
> information using a specific session key for every client-server
> communication. Is it possible to DISABLE this encryption of information if
> we happen to work in a trusted network, where we do not wish to encrypt
> information moving over the line between the client and server? Any
> ideas/thoughts?
> -Karthik
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