Why use krb5_set_real_time() instead of NTP ?
lukeh at padl.com
Wed May 10 04:54:51 GMT 2006
>Does anyone remember why we use krb5_set_real_time()?
>It appears this code was added to heimdal and MIT krb5
>specifically for Samba. And it doesn't appear to be
>dealing with time zone offsets.
Well, you don't have to change the system time (of course whether
you securely know what the KDC time is is another matter).
>From the Heimdal code:
* Set the absolute time that the caller knows the kdc has so the
* kerberos library can calculate the relative diffrence beteen the
* KDC time and local system time.
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