Some linux-cifs-client ideas

Simo Sorce idra at
Mon Aug 23 20:50:02 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-23 at 22:23, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> Hi!
> 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...))

Thanks Volker, this is the name I was trying to remember, and yes with
Steve we discussed at the CIFS conf that using this tool would be the
right way to go :-)

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