Forwarding Kerberos Credentials - SSH

Jeffrey Altman jaltman at
Fri Jun 20 22:19:39 EDT 2003

In article <p0521060bbb1902beb3a0@[]>,
Henry B. Hotz <hotz at> wrote:
: "Me Too" (TM)
: So, is that possible?
: Ideally, is it possible in an application that only talks generic 
: SSL, so that it could in turn call a module that made use of the tgt? 
: (The thread is sshd, but I'm thinking maybe 
: Apache/{PHP,Perl}/{Postgres,AFS}.)

The TLS KRB5 cipher does not support credential forwarding.

SSH and TLS (aka SSL 3.1) are completely different and incompatible
protocols which are used for different purposes.

Jeffrey Altman

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