On Monday, March 30, 2015 11:52:07 AM Simo Sorce wrote:
> Since we now merged in a change from mod_auth_kerb to mod_auth_gssapi I
> was wondering if we want to press further and emable by default the use
> of native mod_auth_gssapi sessions ?
> The old mod_auth_kerb didn't have this feature so, in order to have
> decent performace we introduced split paths where some are always
> incurring the full negotiate penalty and other are and instead rely on a
> session cookie.
> mod_auth_gssapi can be configured to use a session cookie directly which
> avoids the negotiate auth performance hit. Integration would require
> that the FreeIPA code learns how to delete the cookie when someone hits
> a logout button, but it would be otherwise transparent.
> It would be especially useful for 3rd party clients that want to use the
> json/xmlrpc enpoints, as all they have to do is just support sending
> back cookies and they do not have to learn how to contact multiple
> endopints to get credentials and then switch to the session only based
> ones.
> Thoughts ?
> Simo.

This is a good thing, Simo.  Yes.  -A

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