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rpc.svcgssd

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 12 Jan 2007
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NAME

rpc.svcgssd - server-side rpcsec_gss daemon  

SYNOPSIS

rpc.svcgssd [-n] [-v] [-r] [-i] [-f] [-p principal]  

DESCRIPTION

The rpcsec_gss protocol gives a means of using the gss-api generic security api to provide security for protocols using rpc (in particular, nfs). Before exchanging any rpc requests using rpcsec_gss, the rpc client must first establish a security context with the rpc server. The linux kernel's implementation of rpcsec_gss depends on the userspace daemon rpc.svcgssd to handle context establishment on the rpc server. The daemon uses files in the proc filesystem to communicate with the kernel.

 

OPTIONS

-f
Runs rpc.svcgssd in the foreground and sends output to stderr (as opposed to syslogd)
-v
Increases the verbosity of the output (can be specified multiple times).
-r
If the rpcsec_gss library supports setting debug level, increases the verbosity of the output (can be specified multiple times).
-i
If the nfsidmap library supports setting debug level, increases the verbosity of the output (can be specified multiple times).
-p
Use principal instead of the default nfs/FQDN@REALM.
-n
Use the system default credentials (host/FQDN@REALM) rather than the default nfs/FQDN@REALM.
 

SEE ALSO

rpc.gssd(8),  

AUTHORS


Dug Song <dugsong@umich.edu>
Andy Adamson <andros@umich.edu>
Marius Aamodt Eriksen <marius@umich.edu>
J. Bruce Fields <bfields@umich.edu>


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS

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