[HCoop-Help] why Kerberos instead of .ssh/authorized_keys ?
adamc at hcoop.net
Wed Dec 3 09:00:48 EST 2008
I think megacz has a standard answer to this. I don't remember if we
have a wiki page to refer people to when they ask this (frequent)
question. Do we? Ideally, someone would have answered Daniel's
question simply by giving that URL.
Nathan Kennedy wrote:
> authorized_keys support was abandoned when we switched to AFS because our
> admins simply could not figure out how to make this feature of sshd
> compatible with our AFS setup and permissions. There is nothing wrong with
> sshd, and this is a limitation we would rather not have, but which we have
> been living with. It's also not something wrong with our admins, as it
> seems that greater installations than HCoop have not solved this problem.
> You are correct that kerberos is the supported alternative to ssh keys.
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 18:32:24 -0800, "Daniel Wilkerson"
> <daniel.wilkerson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'll bet someone has asked this before but my meta-point is that
>> finding out stuff on the hoop site is sometimes a bit challenging.
>> Anyway, why are we using Kerberos instead of .ssh/authorized_keys to
>> allow automatic login? Is there something wrong with ssh?
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