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krb5_generate_random_block(3) [netbsd man page]

KRB5_GENERATE_RANDOM_BLOCK(3)				   BSD Library Functions Manual 			     KRB5_GENERATE_RANDOM_BLOCK(3)

NAME
krb5_generate_random_block -- Kerberos 5 random functions LIBRARY
Kerberos 5 Library (libkrb5, -lkrb5) SYNOPSIS
#include <krb5/krb5.h> void krb5_generate_random_block(void *buf, size_t len); DESCRIPTION
krb5_generate_random_block() generates a cryptographically strong pseudo-random block into the buffer buf of length len. SEE ALSO
krb5(3), krb5.conf(5) BSD
March 21, 2004 BSD

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KRB524_CONVERT_CREDS_KDC(3)				   BSD Library Functions Manual 			       KRB524_CONVERT_CREDS_KDC(3)

NAME
krb524_convert_creds_kdc, krb524_convert_creds_kdc_ccache -- converts Kerberos 5 credentials to Kerberos 4 credentials LIBRARY
Kerberos 5 Library (libkrb5, -lkrb5) SYNOPSIS
#include <krb5.h> krb5_error_code krb524_convert_creds_kdc(krb5_context context, krb5_creds *in_cred, struct credentials *v4creds); krb5_error_code krb524_convert_creds_kdc_ccache(krb5_context context, krb5_ccache ccache, krb5_creds *in_cred, struct credentials *v4creds); DESCRIPTION
Convert the Kerberos 5 credential to Kerberos 4 credential. This is done by sending them to the 524 service in the KDC. krb524_convert_creds_kdc() converts the Kerberos 5 credential in in_cred to Kerberos 4 credential that is stored in credentials. krb524_convert_creds_kdc_ccache() is different from krb524_convert_creds_kdc() in that way that if in_cred doesn't contain a DES session key, then a new one is fetched from the KDC and stored in the cred cache ccache, and then the KDC is queried to convert the credential. This interfaces are used to make the migration to Kerberos 5 from Kerberos 4 easier. There are few services that still need Kerberos 4, and this is mainly for compatibility for those services. Some services, like AFS, really have Kerberos 5 supports, but still uses the 524 inter- face to make the migration easier. SEE ALSO
krb5(3), krb5.conf(5) HEIMDAL
March 20, 2004 HEIMDAL

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