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NAME

rpc.svcgssd - server-side rpcsec_gss daemon

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS

rpc.svcgssd [-v] [-r] [-f] [-p pipefsdir]

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).

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>


rpc.svcgssd (8) 17 Mar 2003
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