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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Secure user authentication for NFS using RPCSEC_GSS [0/6]
    On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 17:12, Trond Myklebust wrote:
    > Hi Linus,
    > The following set of 6 patches implements support for the RPCSEC_GSS
    > security protocol (authentication only) and the Kerberos V5 security
    > mechanism.

    As a user and sysadmin, I've been waiting for this for a LONG time.
    Standard NFS security/authentication sucks rocks. Without this NFS home
    directory servers are just waiting to be ransacked by a rouge (or
    compromised) root user on a client machine.

    NFSv4 w/RPSEC_GSS is finally a native UNIX filesharing solution that I
    don't have to be ashamed of when hanging with admins of those "other


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