is a modification of the BSD login program which is used for two
functions. It is the sub-process used by krlogind and telnetd to
initiate a user session and it is a replacement for the command-line
login program which, when invoked with a password, acquires Kerberos
tickets for the user.
will prompt for a username, or take one on the command line, as
and will then prompt for a password. This password will be used to
acquire Kerberos Version 5 tickets (if possible.) It will also attempt
to get AFS tokens for the user. The version 5 tickets will be
tested against a local
if it is available, in order to verify the tickets, before letting the
user in. However, if the password matches the entry in
/etc/passwd the user will be unconditionally allowed (permitting
use of the machine in case of network failure.)
preserve the current environment
pass hostname to rlogind. Must be the last argument.
pass hostname to telnetd, etc. Must be the last argument.