Kerberos 5 Implementations

Kerberos is a client-server network authentication protocol which works on the basis of tickets to enable nodes communicating over a non-secure network to mutually prove their identity to one another in a secure manner.

There are a number of free implementations of Kerberos 5. These include:

Both Microsoft Windows and Sun’s Java come with implementations of Kerberos.

See RFC 4120 for full details of the Kerberos v5 Network Authentication Service.

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