rpc.svcgssd - server-side rpcsec_gss daemon


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


   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.


   -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

   -r     If  the  rpcsec_gss  library  supports  setting   debug   level,
          increases the verbosity of the output (can be specified multiple

   -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.




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

                              12 Jan 2007                   rpc.svcgssd(8)


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