The Question is:
I have a multi-node multi-cluster environment. We have both VAX and Alpha
nodes. There are many users who have accounts on multiple clusters. This
currently requires them to have seperate passwords for each account on each
cluster. I am wondering if t
here is a way to
1. Have a single sign-on point that will then
point them to the correct node.
2. When a user changes a password for one
account it changes the password for the
other accounts for the same user on
The Answer is :
The only approach currently available for single sign-on is via
Advanced Server, LAN Manager, and External Authentication.
V7.3 (currently in field test) provides access to Kerberos-based
single sign-on capabilities, and an OpenVMS-based Kerberos client
and Kerberos server.
Additional work in this area is presently underway, including
the implementation of a generic API permitting OpenVMS to be
connected to site-specific external authentication (hardware or