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Noah Gift noah.gift at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 16:36:13 CET 2007


On Dec 11, 2007, at 10:31 AM, Rich Megginson wrote:

> Noah Gift wrote:
>> 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 :-)
>>>
>>
>> Rich,
>>
>> Have you used freeipa?  I would be interested in covering this in  
>> the  book I am writing about Python for Systems Administration.
>>
> No, I haven't used it, but I have worked on some of the directory  
> server features it uses.

Red Hat is really picking up steam on creating Python Sys Admin  
Tools.  I will have to check out freeipa when I get a chance.  Thanks  
for the info.

>
>>
>> Noah Gift
>>
>>
>>> 


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