Krb5 native and JGSS messages
Seema.Malkani at Sun.COM
Mon Aug 21 19:25:59 EDT 2006
To clarify, Java does not provide an API to interface to Kerberos
directly if that's what you are looking for. You can use KFW on Windows.
MIT does provide GSSAPI implementation, and Java GSS/Kerberos is fully
interoperable with MIT GSS/Kerberos.
Seema Malkani wrote On 08/21/06 15:16,:
>Yes. Sun's implementation of Java GSS/Kerberos is fully interoperable
>with MIT GSS/Kerberos implementation.
>Fredrik Tolf wrote On 08/21/06 12:48,:
>>I'm intending to write a network client kind of program that's supposed
>>to run on Windows, so I decided it to write it in Java, and I want it to
>>authenticate to the server with Kerberos. The server, however, uses the
>>native MIT krb5 APIs to "do its stuff", while the only option I know in
>>Java is to use the org.ietf.jgss API.
>>So, I'm wondering, are the messages created by JGSS compatible with the
>>ones used by the native MIT API? In other words, can I use the JGSS
>>implementation to authenticate to this server (more specifically, it is
>>the MIT krshd server I want to authenticate to)?
>>Kerberos mailing list Kerberos at mit.edu
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