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Re: couple socket-connection questions
On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 05:48:44PM -0700, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
> Actually that's mod_auth_krb, not kerb. They are different apache
> modules and the one without the 'e' is newer. I found out about it
> from the PostgreSQL manual. It claims to implement some Microsoft
> IETF-draft which is also supported by Mozilla for getting Kerberos
> credentials forwarded. If the connection doesn't support the
> IETF-draft then it falls back to getting a name/password via basic
> auth. With the right options apache will retain the (forwarded or
> created) tgt which can be used by mod_perl (or presumably PHP) to
> authenticate a connection with PostgreSQL.
I don't know which module is meant by the PostgreSQL docs, but you can have
a look at http://meta.cesnet.cz/software/heimdal/negotiate.en.html
The page contains implementations of exact the functionality refered above.