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SubjectRe: [Labeled-nfs] [RFC v3] Security Label Support for NFSv4
James Morris wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2008, David P. Quigley wrote:
>
>> * New security flavor (auth_seclabel) to transport process label to
>> server. This is a derivative of auth_unix so it does not support
>> kerberos which has its own issues that need to be dealt with.
>
> This is a problem, as discussed last year:
>
> http://linux-nfs.org/pipermail/labeled-nfs/2007-November/000110.html
>
> We can't require the use of a new auth flavor which is incompatible with
> auth_gss.

auth_seclabel demonstrates the flavor independent changes required for
any RPC layer process label transport. A GSS solution is currently
under discussion.


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