[OpenAFS] OS X 10.5 and kerberos ssh logins

Adeyemi Adesanya yemi@slac.stanford.edu
Wed, 29 Jul 2009 14:26:49 -0700

Hi Andy.

Thanks for the info regarding sshd from macports. I'll check it out.  
We can login via password using pam_KFM.so .


On Jul 29, 2009, at 2:16 PM, Andy Cobaugh wrote:

> On 2009-07-29 at 14:07, Adeyemi Adesanya ( yemi@slac.stanford.edu )  
> said:
>> Hi There.
>> We've had a long standing issue with OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and I just  
>> wanted to check with folks to see if anyone has solved it. We are  
>> able to perform Kerberos SSH logins to 10.5 clients using the SSH  
>> GSSAPI options GSSAPIAuthentication and GSSAPIDelegateCredentials.  
>> As long as I have a valid kerberos ticket, I can log into my 10.5  
>> systems without supplying a password. However, there does not  
>> appear to be any sign that the forwarded kerberos ticket is cached  
>> on the remote system. As a result, I cannot obtain an AFS token  
>> automatically. This was working for us under 10.4 but we have not  
>> found a solution for 10.5. Looks like the problem still exists for  
>> 10.6 too.
> Use the sshd from macports. Apple's sshd is trying to use their  
> credential caching mechanism, which would appear to store the  
> credentials in your home directory, which if it's in AFS obviously  
> won't work.
> Are you able to login at all _without_ GSSAPI, i.e. with a password?  
> We're unable to, and that's the only major problem we're still  
> seeing. Although come to think about it, this might be alleviated if  
> we use Russ's pam_krb5, hmm...
> --andy
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