[syslinux] ldap/kerberos auth for pxelinux-menu?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Apr 5 08:32:01 PDT 2006

Timo Aaltonen wrote:
>     Hi
>   Has anyone thought how to make the pxelinux-menu use ldap or kerberos 
> for authentication? It would be cool because then it wouldn't be 
> necessary to maintain a separate passwd-file for netboot..

Even unmodified RADIUS would be hard, since PXE only provides a UDP 
stack; it doesn't provide even a raw IP stack so one can implement TCP 

A UDP authentication daemon might be possible, though.


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