Cluedump - - Jan 23, 2013

Debian Packaging

If Time Permits

  • Brief Athena Technical Overview
  • Kerberos (the primary authentication system used)
    • AFS (the global distributed file system where most data, including home directories, is stored)
    • Hesiod (the name service used for user names, group names, locker names, and more)
    • NSS ("Name Service Switch", allowing Linux systems to use multiple sources (e.g. /etc/passwd, Hesiod, LDAP) of information for system "names")
    • PAM ("Pluggable Authentication Modules")
    • Lockers