[OpenAFS] integrated logon for Solaris and AFS

J S vervoom@hotmail.com
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 15:52:52 +0000

>>Thanks for that D. Sorry if this is a stupid question (I really don't know 
>>much about PAM or Kerberos!) but if I set up PAM, will this affect any 
>>other users?
>Anytime you alter the login procedure for a host, it is going to affect all 
>of the users of that host.
>When you configure PAM you can specify whether or not Kerberos 5 
>authentication is required for access or acceptable for access.  You should 
>configure the Kerberos 5 PAM module to be one of the acceptable means of 
>However, based upon one of your previous postings from this morning it 
>appears that you do not yet have a Kerberos 5 KDC to authenticate against.  
>If you are only using the Kerberos 4 implementation provided within the 
>Transarc AFS kaserver, then you cannot perform Kerberos 5 authentication.
>Jeffrey Altman
I'm not fussed what kerberos I use, as long as I get this user to sign on in 
one go. Basically he has an xcom job set up to transfer a file to a place on 
AFS that requires authentication. Can you see any other ways to do this 
apart from a single sign on?


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