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Noah Gift noah.gift at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 16:25:00 CET 2007

On Dec 11, 2007, at 10:02 AM, Rich Megginson wrote:

> Torsten Kurbad wrote:
>> At Tue, 11 Dec 2007 14:45:01 +0100
>> Michael Ströder <michael at stroeder.com> wrote:
>>> Ah, ok. Interesting. Why don't you separate the krb5 module into
>>> another project. I guess some people might be interested in that.
>> ME, ME, ME!!! :o)
>> I tried several krb5 modules lying around in the net so far - and  
>> none
>> really worked! In fact, most of the implementations require an  
>> external
>> kinit call, which is NOT what I intend to let my users do...
>> So, I'd very much appreciate, if you think about Michael's idea,
>> Geert!
>> Regards,
>> Torsten
> You might be interested in the freeipa.org project which uses python,
> python-ldap, turbogears, PyKerberos, and supports http authentication
> with forwardable tickets.  I don't think they support SPNEGO yet but
> patches are welcome :-)


Have you used freeipa?  I would be interested in covering this in the  
book I am writing about Python for Systems Administration.

Noah Gift


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