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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-cat-kerberos-set-passwd-04.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Kerberos WG Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Kerberos Set/Change Password: Version 2
	Author(s)	: M. Swift, J. Trostle, J. Brezak, B. Gossman
	Filename	: draft-ietf-cat-kerberos-set-passwd-04.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 08-Mar-01
	
The Kerberos (RFC 1510 [3]) change password protocol (Horowitz [4]), 
does not allow for an administrator to set a password for a new user. 
This functionality is useful in some environments, and this proposal 
extends [4] to allow password setting. The changes are: adding new 
fields to the request message to indicate the principal which is 
having its password set, not requiring the initial flag in the service 
ticket, using a new protocol version number, and adding three new 
result codes. We also extend the set/change protocol to allow a 
client to send a sequence of keys to the KDC instead of a cleartext 
password. If in the cleartext password case, the cleartext password 
fails to satisfy password policy, the server should use the result    
code KRB5_KPASSWD_POLICY_REJECT.

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