Sun One Directory Server + Kerberos

Thomas A. La Porte tlaporte at
Tue Jun 17 14:30:47 EDT 2003

I can verify that (a) this plug-in works *extremely* well, and 
(b) Luke provides outstanding support--much better and faster 
than Sun does for the directory itself. We have been using this 
plug-in actively in production for about a year and I can't 
stress enough how satisfied we have been with the product.

 -- Tom

Thomas A. La Porte, DreamWorks SKG
<tlaporte at>

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Luke Howard wrote:

>That's correct -- our plugin does "true" Kerberos authentication,
>using the GSS-API SASL mechanism. More information is at:
>Of course, it turns out most people mean "validating a user's initial
>credentials (aka. password) against Kerberos" when they speak of
>"Kerberos authentication". While our plugin does also support this
>(using PAM) there are alternatives such as those you mentioned.
>-- Luke
>Luke Howard | PADL Software Pty Ltd |
>Kerberos mailing list           Kerberos at

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