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SubjectRe: Alternate solutions

> Sun Microsystems is currently working on using GSSAPI (using the
> Kerberos V5 mechanism, but that can be changed) to authenticate and
> protect (integrity and confidentiality) ONC RPC. In fact, someone
> from Sun is presenting this at the Usenix Security Symposium in San
> Jose next week.
> This new security method could then be used to protect NFS (v2 or v3).
> I think this might be the best course of action: embrace this
> technology and be the first non-Sun platform to support it! That
> would be a coup, wouldn't it?

Has Sun released the specification but not the product?
Linux could be _the_first_ if they are slow to release the product.

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