INN and Kerberos V authentication?

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jul 24 23:22:32 UTC 2001

Christopher P Lindsey <lindsey at> writes:

> 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.  :)

I don't think anyone's already written it and made it available, but it
shouldn't be more than replacing the crypt and strcmp stuff in ckpasswd
with a call to the Kerberos authentication API functions.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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