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From "Marc Boorshtein" <>
Subject Re: [Kerberos Client] Works on Active Directory, question about connection pooling
Date Wed, 30 Apr 2008 14:10:53 GMT
> Glad to hear it.  Which version of AD?  Are you by any chance testing
> against 2008?  I'll have to look into what the reasons are for the
> case issue.

AD 2003, haven't tried anything on 2008 yet

> IIRC, the client is fully blocking and doesn't pool connections; a new
> connection is created each time.  The intention was to use it for
> integration tests in JUnit, so there's nothing fancy w.r.t.
> scalibility or asynchronous support.  Kerberos is a request-response
> (stateless) protocol and originally ran only over UDP (still the
> default) so at a protocol-level there's no point to reusing a
> connection.  I haven't tested whether there is any benefit to reusing
> a TCP connection.

Thanks.  For now I'm not going to worry about connection pooling.  It looks
like it supports TCP/IP, but for now I'm just going to use UDP.

Thanks again!


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