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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kerberos support/krb5.ini file
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:21:57 GMT
Perhaps someone should complain to Oracle. ;-)
But I agree nothing can be done at the moment.

Karl

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-01-07 at 05:16 -0500, Karl Wright wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Does anyone have insight as to why Kerberos support is written to
>> require krb5.ini, rather than including krb5.ini access as an
>> implementation of an abstract in-memory way of providing tickets?
>> This seems out of character with the rest of HttpComponents.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Karl
>>
>
> Karl
>
> HttpClient relies on the GSS-API provided by JRE for Kerberos and SPNego
> authentication. The krb5.ini configuration file is used by JRE and there
> is not much we can do about it.
>
> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/1.5.0/docs/guide/security/jgss/tutorials/KerberosReq.html
>
> Oleg
>
>
>
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