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 -- Anthony - https://messinet.com/ - https://messinet.com/~amessina/gallery 8F89 5E72 8DF0 BCF0 10BE 9967 92DC 35DC B001 4A4E
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