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Re: krb5 services override in krb5.conf?
On 3 Aug 2000, Assar Westerlund wrote:
> Derrick J Brashear <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > It would be nice if there were a way to override the use of getservbyname
> > for kerberos ports in /etc/krb5.conf, maybe something like
> > [ports]
> > kerberos = 88/tcp 88/udp
> > etc.
> > Problem is we have legacy software which expects to find an entry which is
> > kerberos 750/udp
> > in services, and if you remove it, they simply don't work. But... our krb5
> > kdc isn't listening on 750, only on 88.
> I would really prefer not to. Having krb5.conf act the same way as
> /etc/services but with different syntax seems just... non-optimal. An
> according to IANA, 'kerberos 88/udp' (and tcp) is the correct
too bad they ignored people using kerberos 750/udp when they allocated
> a) What is the problem with your `legacy' software?
server on port 88 not kerb4
> b) Could you make your kdc listen to 750?
kaserver needs to continue listening on 750
> c) How large a bribe are you offering?
none. actually, i may be able to fix what i know about, make the change i
need, and tell other people they need to rebuild.