INN and Kerberos V authentication?
Christopher P. Lindsey
isc.org at spamfodder.com
Tue Jul 24 23:03:48 UTC 2001
> > I'd like to create a specific Kerberos instance for these community
> > members and have INN authenticate against the KDC, but it doesn't appear
> > that INN supports it.
> What are you authenticating to what? Clear-text passwords given to nnrpd
> over the NNTP protocol against the KDC, or something else? If the latter,
> it should be very simple to start from ckpasswd in the authprogs directory
> and modify it to try to obtain a TGT with the user's given password and
> return success if that works.
Clear-text passwords passed to nnrpd. The user knows nothing about Kerberos
as a backend and is running no special software; I just want to compare
the password with the one in the KDC.
Programming it isn't a big deal; I just wanted to save myself the time if
something is out there already. :) If it's new, I'll share what I come
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