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Re: PAM and Kerberos



> > 3) but with GSS-API/Kerberos it is telnetd that handles authentication,
> >    and login then handles environment issues (becoming the user,
> >    exec()ing the user's shell, ...)
> > 
> > We really ought to have a way of dealing with basic vs. pass-through
> > authentication, everything else remaining the same.

would it help for PAM to be capable of securely handling pass-through
authentication [such that one app, having been initiated by a user using
basic-auth can then securely communicate with another app on _behalf_ of
that user]?





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