A Kerberos primer

From the developerWorks archives

Bruce Rich, Anthony Nadalin, and Theodore Shrader

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: November 01, 2001

If you have anything at all to do with computing, "Kerberos" is a term you may hear a lot about in the next few months. One of the reasons for this may be the public release of operating systems such as Windows 2000 or Solaris 8, which "incorporate Kerberos technology." Another reason may be stories about major Wall Street firms or national labs that incorporate Kerberos technology and have used Distributed Computing Environment (DCE)-based applications for years. This article explains what Kerberos is and discusses some of its features.

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