On Mon, Jun 26, 2000 at 04:09:26PM +0200, Leif Neland wrote:
> How much does this "unrandomness" matter?

That's why I said `depending on the application'.

It probably doesn't matter too much for a Kerberos session key that will
be used for the duration of an ftp session.

It definately matters if you just generated a keytab to use for your new
server, and you use that key for the lifetime of your server (not

> How often are keys generated? If only once per program, then does it really
> matter if the keys are generated randomly or from my mothers maiden name?

Consult Schroedinger's cat.  Maybe it only `matters' if someone is
looking for weak keys in your environment. :-)

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