Some linux-cifs-client ideas

Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Aug 23 20:23:31 GMT 2004


On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 01:37:47PM +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> ~  so not only at login time. (using it's own credentials: user/dom/pass or 
> krb5...)

Sorry, I haven't really followed this thread. But before you proceed too far,
my $0.02: The AFS and NFSv4 people have struggled very hard to get consensus on
an API for per-user credentials that are *not* root-accessible via
non-/dev/kmem ways. You might want to google for 'linux kernel keyring' for
information on this discussion. In AFS this concept is called PAG (Process
Authentication Group (I hope...))

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