Kerberize MS Exchange?
eric at ijack.net
Thu Sep 4 14:26:32 EDT 2008
> Kerberize it how?
> MS Exchange uses a proprietary communications protocol so it's not
> clear how Kerberos authentication even works in Exchange .
> If you're talking about using IMAP4, last I checked MS Exchange does
> not support Kerberos w/ IMAP4 at all.
>  There is some new "Exchange Protocols" documentation released as
> part of the EU settlement that might include such details.
Actually the protocol doesn't really include anything for authentication. The core Exchange security mechanism is a named pipe
connection to the server, and a thread running ImpersonateNamedPipeClient on the server-side to handle requests on behalf of the
Microsoft may or may not use Kerberos to authenticate the pipe.
More information about the Kerberos