Using ssh-keys for kerberos authentication
michael.tautschnig at zt-consulting.com
Thu Oct 14 02:35:31 EDT 2004
> 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.
Is there anyone out there planning to do this? If not, could someone give
me some hints where to start?
> Why not just use Kerberos authentication at the ssh layer though.
People like ssh-keys and they are considered rather secure, passwords are
not (they are more vulnerable to brute-force-attacks).
Thanks in advance,
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