Windows logon Authentication using MIT kerberos(Linux)

Sean M. Pappalardo spappalardo at
Thu May 2 04:58:31 EDT 2013


On 05/02/2013 10:33 AM, Jagan kona wrote:
> I have installed MIT kerberos on Linux machine, and i want to authenticate
> windows machine user( when user logon to the workstation) with MIT kerberos
> on Linux (Authentication server). please provide me the steps i need to
> follow. i have created user in MIT KDC database.

Which version of Windows are you using? It's quite straightforward, just 
make sure that your host principal only has Arcfour/HMAC as the 
encryption key if you're using a Windows 2003 machine. (2008 and up 
support AES.)

See this article: 
and search for "Using an MIT KDC with a Stand-alone Windows Server 2003 

The steps on the client side are basically the same for Windows 2008.

Sean M. Pappalardo

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