Re: transfering files between *.debian.org hosts (was: people.debian.org to move to ravel)
On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 10:54:59PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 01:16:32AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > Negotiate auth does not provide confidentiality or integrity protection
> > different to the normal use of kerberos.
> Well, ok, but you're negotiating *authentication*. Why are confidentiality
> and integrity protection required for that?
If you use kerberized telnet you get that for free, the session key is
part of the setup.
> Firefox doesn't exactly have
> HTTP basic auth support disabled by default, either...
You need to supply a username and password for each basic auth, so you
know what you are doing. Kerberos runs in the background, so the user
can't see that it got authenticated.
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