Openssh, kerberos and Solaris 10

Markus Moeller huaraz at
Wed Aug 9 02:16:56 EDT 2006

There shouldn't be the need of compiling openssh with Kerberos as the 
Solaris 10 version supports GSSAPI authentication.


"Erich Weiler" <weiler at> wrote in message 
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> Hi all-
> I'm not sure this is the correct place to post about this but I'm
> getting no response over an, if there is a more appropriate
> place to post please let me know...  And the people at Sun scream at me
> for even considering openssh when they supply their own version of SSH
> which I'm not extremely fond of.
> Basically I'd like to compile OpenSSH with Kerberos support on Solaris
> 10.  Solaris 10 comes with SEAM, Sun's port of MIT Kerberos.  SEAM works
> great, no problem there.  My problem is:  Does anyone know how to
> compile openssh on Solaris with native SEAM kerberos support?  There is
> a --with-kerberos=/dir compile time option with openssh but Sun doesn't
> seem the have a single "directory" that they keep their kerberos
> libraries in...  Not even sure they have GSSAPI at all, maybe just GSS?
>  Does anyone have any hints on this, or has anyone ever done it?  Or
> maybe a better place to post?
> ciao, erich
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