[OpenAFS] Re: foreign-realm members of system:administrators have weakened powers?

Adam Megacz megacz@cs.berkeley.edu
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 22:21:46 -0800

Ken Hornstein <kenh@cmf.nrl.navy.mil> writes:
> When I tracked this one down, I found code to specifically disallow
> foreign realm users in the code that handles the Bos UserList; it
> would not surprise me to find similar code in the pts server.

Is there opposition to removing this code?

I'm starting to like the idea of running AFS in its own micro-realm
and having all users be cross-realm users.  It cuts down a lot on
administrative overhead (asking for favors from kdc admins when stuff
changes) and keeps the username namespace nice and tidy without
unduely favoring one institution or department over another.

  - a

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