Using ssh-keys for kerberos authentication

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed Oct 13 17:36:28 EDT 2004

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Tautschnig <michael.tautschnig at> writes:

    Michael> Hi!  I'm wondering wether it is (at least theoretically)
    Michael> feasible to use a ssh-key to get kerberos tokens!? This
    Michael> is fairly important to me, since filesystems such as
    Michael> coda, afs of nfsv4 depend on kerberos-authentication to
    Michael> access the filespace.

It is theoretically possible.  You would need to modify the Kerberos
KDC to support this.

Why not just use Kerberos authentication at the ssh layer though.

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