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Re: couple socket-connection questions

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Daniel Kouril <kouril(at)ics(dot)muni(dot)cz>
Cc: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, lukeh(at)PADL(dot)COM, buckh(at)pobox(dot)com,heimdal-discuss(at)sics(dot)se, Dj(dot)Byrne(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov,pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: couple socket-connection questions
Date: 2003-06-06 18:08:55
Message-ID: 200306061808.h56I8t426284@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Patch applied to documentation to list two mod_auth kerberos projects. 
Thanks.

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Daniel Kouril wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 03:22:04PM -0700, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
> > At 11:50 PM +0200 6/1/03, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > >Henry B. Hotz writes:
> > >
> > >> My guess is that the module web page had a spelling error once which
> > >> was picked up by the PostgreSQL admin manual.  The spelling error has
> > >> been fixed everywhere now, except at PostgreSQL.
> > >
> > >The mention in the PostgreSQL documentation was once submitted by an
> > >external contributor and might have contained a typo.  Would you like to
> > >submit a correction, or should it be removed altogether?  I got a little
> > >bit lost about what is correct.
> > 
> > Gee, I was hoping you could tell me what was correct.
> > 
> > I'm guessing the correction should be:  change mod_auth_krb to 
> > mod_auth_kerb.
> 
> The mod_auth_kerb module available from modauthkerb.sf.net doesn't provide
> the full kerberos authentication (it only supports password verification
> against KDC). Recently I've joined the modauthkerb.sf.net project trying to
> incorporate the changes needed to implement full kerberos support, but I'm
> not sure when it's ready.
> 
> So, as for the PostgreSQL docs, if you don't have any other modules in your
> mind, I'd suggest to include references to both these module:
>   - mod_auth_kerb hosted by Sourceforge at modauthkerb.sf.net
>   - mod_auth_gss_krb5 available from
>     http://meta.cesnet.cz/software/negotiate.en.html
> You can also state these two modules are being integrated.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> --
> Dan
> 
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