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From "Smith, Matt" <matt.sm...@uconn.edu>
Subject RE: Change Password Provider: Java Client?
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2005 11:43:11 GMT
Thank you very much for the response.  For now, I will most likely just wrap MIT's kpasswd
command with some system calls from my servlet ... but perhaps some day I'll have a chance
to rip out an equivalent pure-java class.
Thank you for your time,
-Matt


-----Original Message-----
From:	Enrique Rodriguez [mailto:enriquer9@gmail.com]
Sent:	Tue 2005-11-08 22:39
To:	Apache Directory Developers List
Cc:	Smith, Matt
Subject:	Re: Change Password Provider: Java Client?
Matthew J. Smith wrote:
> Hello-
>  I dug this email address (dev@directory.apache.org) out of the Change 
> Password Provider source.  I was hoping you could answer a question for 
> me: is there a Change Password Client implementation, written in Java?

Not that we know of, though we've looked and we'd love to have one!

There's a client for Linux called 'gnome-kerberos' that can do kpasswd 
(in addition to regular kerberos).  I'm not sure if it's still under 
development but you can get it off apt.

$ apt-get install gnome-kerberos

> Essentially, I am looking for a FOSS Java class implementing the 
> equivalent of the standard kpasswd or kadmin tools, so that I can write 
> a tomcat hosted web-based password change form for our MIT Kerberos 
> Realm.  I was hoping to find such an implementation within the Change 
> Password Provider, perhaps even as a unit test, but I have not.  If the 
> Apache Software Foundation does not have such an implementation, I would 
> be much appreciative if you could share any knowledge of non-Apache 
> implementations.

We test with gnome-kerberos and Windows Security.  But no Java client.

Enrique




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