Perl-Based Authentication...

Rodney McDuff mcduff at
Sun Nov 24 17:19:19 EST 2002

Hi Brad

Brad W. Galiette wrote:
> What is the best way to perform a simple authorization of a kerberos user in
> Perl?  (Note that I have attempted to use Authen::Krb5, but for some odd
> reason, the package is not compiling properly.  Is a binary of this
> available?)  Additionally, I have tried to use Perl's open3() to capture all
> output from kinit, but open3() on my RedHat Linux 7.3 machine results in
> strange behavior.  Any ideas?

We use both Authen::Krb5 and Krb4 on solaris 2.8, DU4 and freebsd 
successfully. Can you provide the output from your attempt to compile it.

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