Re: [kitten] Kerberos preauth negotiation techniques

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Tue, 17 February 2015 17:30 UTC

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Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:30:17 -0600
From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
To: Simo Sorce <simo@redhat.com>
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On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 02:01:12PM -0500, Simo Sorce wrote:
> I strongly prefer 3.
> Clients can easily limit the amount of data they will send so I am not
> concerned that the AS_REQ will grow too much.

Ah, because they can always try multiple times, but with (1) each
additional attempt costs an additional round-trip, thus making any
trade-off of request size to round trip count seem much less worthwhile.

Nico
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