[LON-CAPA-dev] Kerberos

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 28 Oct 2002 08:49:42 -0500

Guy Albertelli II wrote:

> I have got to say this make me severally cringe.
> Not that lonDefDomain makes me happier.

Yep, same problem as the Kerberos-proposal. Changing this one at this point in time
*MIGHT* be hard.

> Additionally hosts.tab is only for specifying what a machine looks
> like in the network. Throwing login information in there seems to be
> growing its role in the system, and it is already hard enough to keep
> that file updated for accuracy.
> I would prefer a new .tab file in /home/httpd/lonTabs, maybe one for
> each login type, specifying a domain's default login info
> kereberos.tab:
> msu:krb4:MSU.EDU
> ohiou:krb5:oak_cell

That looks good. Maybe domain-description should go into that file, too. A new file
"domains.tab" with the domain descriptions and the above info?

- Gerd.