Kerberized DBMS's Available

Henry B. Hotz hotz at
Tue Oct 10 16:57:49 EDT 2006

If I understand the Java world well enough that would be the basis  
for a "type 1" JDBC driver.  PG already has a "type 4" (fully native)  
driver.  I think that would be considered a valid, but undesirable  

Thanks for the comment.

On Oct 7, 2006, at 9:05 AM, kerberos-request at wrote:

> Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 02:14:04 +0200
> From: "Markus Schaaf" <markus at>
> Subject: Re: Kerberized DBMS's Available
> To: kerberos at MIT.EDU
> Message-ID: <eg474c$kde$1 at>
> "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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