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Re: ssh-askpass | kinit

Why can't you use a keytab and do a kinit -k. This is much safer (e.g. 
protects against someone reading the script don't know the users password).


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian May" <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>
To: "Henry B. Hotz" <hotz@jpl.nasa.gov>
Cc: "Love Hörnquist Åstrand" <lha@kth.se>; <heimdal-discuss@sics.se>
Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2006 8:20 AM
Subject: Re: ssh-askpass | kinit

>>>>>> "Henry" == Henry B Hotz <hotz@jpl.nasa.gov> writes:
>    Henry> If you want something that will work with both Heimdal and
>    Henry> MIT then you need to use a pty, like expect does.  IO::Pty
>    Henry> in Perl also works, but it won't encourage you to think
>    Henry> Perl is a nice language.
> Thanks for you suggesting.
> For now I have a somewhat ugly script for Expect to do it (I tried to
> clean it up, but then it stopped working :-( ). At least it works.
> -- 
> Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>