Kerberized DBMS's Available

Markus Schaaf markus at
Thu Oct 5 20:14:04 EDT 2006

"Henry B. Hotz" <hotz at> wrote:

> I'm looking for a DBMS that supports Kerberos for user authentication  =

> and has a JDBC client.  It appears that I may have to write the =20
> support myself, unless someone can add something I haven't been able =20
> to find out.

> PostgreSQL -- supports Kerberos directly with the MIT API.  No SASL/=20
> GSSAPI support so Kerberos support doesn't work with the JDBC client,  =

> or on Windows (unless you build against KfW presumably).

Kerberos authentication from a XP client (using cached AD credentials)
to a Postgresql server running on NetBSD is working fine here. I use
ODBC and psql only, so I can't comment on JDBC.

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