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Re: 0.6.x vice 0.7 compat questions

"Henry B. Hotz" <hotz@jpl.nasa.gov> writes:

> Is the database compatible, or do you need to do a dump/load?
> (Assuming you don't change DB packages anyway.)

The database format have not changed.

> I assume the password change protocol isn't changed.

RFC3244 support have been added to kpasswdd, so windows clients can change
passwords with 0.7.

> Is the kadmin protocol compatible?  (If not, is it one-way compatible
> where you can use, say 0.6.4 client with 0.7 server, or vice versa?)

yes, its compatible if you don't use new enctypes.

> Is the Perl admin module compatible?  (with what caveats?)

yes, there is no api changes (but ABI changes with major version bumps of
the libraries). perl module still builds.


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