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Re: 0.6.x vice 0.7 compat questions

Dave Love <d.love@dl.ac.uk> writes:

> I wrote:
>> Sorry, I'm obviously confused.  I thought Windows didn't use the
>> normal kpasswd protocol, but that's apparently what's working for me
>> now.
> I should actually have read rfc3244 before asking about it...  I see
> it's basically compatible -- which explains why the Windows end works
> -- but it allows you to set passwords without knowing them.  I can see
> some use for that.
> I can't see what the support is for it in kpasswd, though.  How does
> it work on the client?

The support is really in libkrb5, but the only place its exposed to users
are in kpasswd. Its useful when you want to join a machine to a AD.


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